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Welcome to the OPPF-UK

The Oxford Protein Production Facility UK is a structural proteomics facility in the Division of Structural Biology of the Department of Medicine, Oxford University, funded by the Medical Research Council and Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council as a National Resource Centre for protein production and crystallization.

The OPPF-UK aims to promote and facilitate high throughput structural biology for the UK academic community.

The OPPF-UK is located in the Research Complex at Harwell, adjacent to the Diamond Light Source.

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Accessing the OPPF-UK

We offer parallel vector construction and expression screening and access to high-throughput crystallization using 100nl sitting drops. Please go to the Services tab for details. To apply, please register on our website and then complete a proposal form available under the Services tab. The OPPF-UK is open to all UK academic groups and the use of our facilities is "free at the point of access".

For information about transnational access to this facility, please go to the Instruct website.

Research at the Oxford Protein Production Facility is enabled primarily by grants from the Medical Research Council with additional support from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.

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