The Redox Biology Center houses Core research facilities that support faculty research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Below is a description of the resources and equipment available in each facility.

Metabolomics and Proteomics Core Facility:

  • Applied Biosystem QTrap 4000 Triple Quad
  • Thermo-LCQ Fleet
  • Bruker SolariX-70 with ETD
  • Q Star XL
  • LTQ Velos Pro System with ETD.

Spectroscopy and Bioimaging:

  • Cary 50 UV-Visible spectrophotometer
  • Agilent-Cary Eclipse Spectrofluorimeter with thermostat and 96-well plate capability.
  • Jasco J-815 Circular Dichroism and Fluorescence Polarization
  • Agilent ICP-MS 7500cx with 96-well plate autosampler
  • Blitz Forte Bio (mini SPR unit)
  • Hi-Tech stopped-flow apparatus with Fluorescence and Diode Array detectors
  • Microcal Isothermal Calorimeter
  • Microcal Differential Scanning calorimeter
  • Beckman ProteomeLab™ XL-A/XL-I Analytical Ultracentrifugation
  • X-ray Rigaku Diffractometer
  • Sciex 4000QTrap Triple-quadrupole Mass Spectrometer interfaced with HPLC for standard and capillary LC separations.


Microscopy Facility:

  • Three electron microscopes
  • Two confocal microscopes
  • Laser-capture microdissection system.

These microscopy systems are linked via a high capacity local network for fast and efficient data transfer.

Protein Core Facility:

  • Beckman Optima Maz-XP
  • Optima TL 100 ultracentrifuges
  • Cary 14 spectrophotometer
  • Fuji Film FLA-5100 fluorescent scanner
  • 2-D protein gel systems
    • HPLC and FPLC systems