A plate holder for non-destructive testing of mesophase crystallization assays
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- Agirre, J., Mechaly, A., Cabo-Bilbao, A. et al. Eur Biophys J (2008) 37: 871. doi:10.1007/s00249-008-0296-x
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Here, we describe a goniometer holder to mount standard 96-well crystallization plates directly onto the goniometer head of an oscillation camera. This attachment was designed to check crystallization conditions straight from the crystallization plates under X-rays, and was proven to be useful for checking small crystals and solutions that destabilize monoolein-based lipidic cubic phase (LCP) crystallization experiments. A quick procedure for setting up LCP assays employing commercially available instruments is also reported.