Macromolecular Crystallography Facility

University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario
What the facility does

X-ray diffraction of macromolecular crystals for use in 3-dimensional structure determination.

Areas of expertise

Determination of three-dimensional atomic structures of proteins, nucleic acids and carbohydrates. Used for molecular interaction studies, inhibitor development, and other applications.

Research services

Collection of X-ray diffraction data.

Sectors of application
  • Life sciences, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment


X-ray diffractometer

Rotating anode generator

Imaging plate area detector

Low temperature cryostat