Microbes can generate a lot of data. Especially 3D data is beautiful and essential to understand. We will give enzyme analysis a try. Next, spectroscopy is a great tool for monitoring the growth and production in your bioreactor. We will make our own light source and detector setup. The class is about other analytical techniques too.
- Bioinformatics [PDF] (/bha5/class/8/pdf/8.1 Bioinformatics.pdf) - VIDEO
- Guest Lecture Andrea Polli VIDEO
- Spectrometer Design PDF - VIDEO
- Iodine Clock Reaction
- Optional: PyMOL
This week we will build a spectrometer. We have created 2 spectrometer designs, you may choose which design to build. The Webcam based device is the simplest.
For fast and easy graphical analysis.
Photodiode array-based photospectrometer
This is a more precise analytical instrument. Why not hack it into a flow cell spectrometer?
Bill of Materials
In order to take part in this class you will need the following materials:
Additional reading and hacking
- DIY Spectrometers
- DIY absorbance meters
Go ahead and buy a spectrometer:
- Second hand photospectrometers at LabX
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