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NMR Facility CERMAX

ITQB NOVA hosts the largest Portuguese NMR facility - Centro de Ressonância Magnética António Xavier (CERMAX). CERMAX has several NMR spectrometers (300, 400, 500 and 800 MHz), including the highest field NMR spectrometer in Portugal. This equipment is part of the National NMR Facility.

Contacts: Pedro Lamosa (lamosa@itqb.unl.pt) and Helena Matias (lenap@itqb.unl.pt)

available both to ITQB NOVA and outside researchers

 

 

Mass Spec Facility UniMS

UniMS provides state-of-the-art Mass Spectrometry services to the scientific community and Industry, guaranteed by the continuing increase in Mass Spectrometry know-how and infrastructures.

Contacts: unims.direction@itqb.unl.pt | unims.direction@ibet.pt

available both to ITQB NOVA and outside researchers

 

 

Microbial Cell Production

This facility has the mission to provide technical support to research groups in bacteria/yeast cultivation and associated molecular biology techniques as well as establishing and maintaining collections of expression vectors and host cells for prokaryotic expression systems.

Contacts: João Carita (carita@itqb.unl.pt) and Teresa Baptista da Silva (teresas@itqb.unl.pt)

available to ITQB NOVA researchers

 

 

Protein Purification & Characterization

This facility provides assistance and expertise in protein purification using fast pressure liquid chromatography systems and biochemical characterization of proteins.

Contacts: Isabel Pacheco (pacheco@itqb.unl.pt), Teresa Baptista da Silva (teresas@itqb.unl.pt) and Paula Chicau (chicau@itqb.unl.pt).

available to ITQB NOVA researchers
 

N-terminal Sequencing

This facility offers expertise and assistance in protein and peptide N-terminal sequencing (Edman degradation method).

Contacts: Paula Chicau (chicau@itqb.unl.pt).

available to ITQB NOVA and outside researchers

 

 

Biophysical Resources

This facility has the mission to provide technical support to research groups in several precision instruments for characterization of macromolecules and their interactions.

Contacts: Paula Chicau (chicau@itqb.unl.pt)

available to ITQB NOVA and outside researchers

 

 

Small Molecule Analysis

The goal of this facility is to provide assistance and technical advice in analytical and semi-preparative high performance chromatography (HPLC), gas chromatography (GC) and Elemental Analysis.

Contacts: Cristina Leitão (mleitao@itqb.unl.pt), Paula Chicau (chicau@itqb.unl.pt) and Conceição Almeida (salmeida@itqb.unl.pt).

available to ITQB NOVA researchers
 

Elemental Analysis

Elemental analysis facility provides an accurate determination of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen and sulfur composition using a Leco TruSpec Micro Elemental Analyzer.

Contacts: Conceição Almeida (salmeida@itqb.unl.pt)

available to ITQB NOVA  and outside researchers

 

  Greenhouses & Plant Chambers

The aim of this facility is to provide technical and logistic assistance to plant growth, propagation and protection under controlled environment conditions.

Contact: Hugo Matias (hugo.silva@itqb.unl.pt)

available to ITQB NOVA researchers

 

 

Bioimaging

more info available soon

available to ITQB NOVA researchers

 
     
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