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$5.7M Beamline for Structural Proteomics Opens at UK s Daresbury Laboratory

NEW YORK, Jan. 31 (GenomeWeb News) - A new  X-ray beamline to study protein structures opened at Daresbury Laboratory's Synchrotron Radiation Source in the UK last week.

 

The facility, funded with more than £3 million ($5.7 million) from the UK government, is managed by the North West Structural Genomics Consortium, which consists of groups from CCLRC Daresbury Laboratory; Manchester University; Liverpool University; Liverpool John Moores University; Leeds University; Astra Zeneca; and Astex Technologies. Astex provided an additional £90,000 in funding.

 

The consortium will receive one third of the available beamtime at the facility. The remaining time will be available to other UKresearchers.

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