Spectrometers

HWB NMR logoWe offer access to six NMR spectrometers with Oxford Instruments and Bruker magnets (500-900 MHz) and Varian (now Agilent) and Bruker consoles for protein structure determination, ligand screening and metabolic profiling.

Six NMR spectrometers available at HWB-NMR:

B900 (Frodo)

  • 900 MHz Oxford Instruments magnet
  • 4-channel Bruker AVANCE III HD console
  • Probes: TCI 5mm z-PFG cryogenic probe with enhanced 13C, 15N, 1H, 2H sensitivity (2013); TXI 5mm z-PFG probe (2013)
  • Room: G23
  • Phone: +44 (0)121 414 8363

V800 (Gildor)

  • 800 MHz Oxford Instruments magnet
  • 4-channel Varian INOVA console
  • Probes: HCN 5mm z-PFG cryogenic probe with enhanced 13C and 1H sensitivity (2006)
  • Room: G24
  • Phone: +44 (0)121 414 8364

B600 (1)

  • 600 MHz ultra shield plus Bruker magnet
  • 4-channel Bruker AVANCE III console
  • SampleJet autosampler (cooled to 6ºC)
  • Probes: TCI 1.7mm z-PFG cryogenic probe (2009); QNP 5mm z-PFG cryogenic probe (2009); TCI 5mm z-PFG cryogenic probe (2009), shared with B600 (2)
  • Room: G14
  • Phone: +44 (0)121 414 8365

B600 (2)

  • 600 MHz actively shielded Oxford Instruments magnet
  • 3-channel Bruker AVANCE III console
  • SampleJet autosampler (cooled to 6ºC)
  • Probes: TCI 1.7mm z-PFG cryogenic probe (2014); TXO 5mm z-PFG cryogenic probe with enhanced 13C, 15N, 1H, 2H sensitivity (2014); TCI 5mm z-PFG cryogenic probe (2009), shared with B600 (1)
  • Room: G14
  • Phone: +44 (0)121 414 8365

B500 (1) (Gloin)

  • 500 MHz Oxford Instruments magnet
  • 4-channel Bruker AVANCE I console
  • BACS60 autosampler
  • Probes: gHR-MAS 4mm HCD probe (2010) with 10-slot (uncooled) sample changer
  • Room: G14
  • Phone: +44 (0)121 414 8365

B500 (2) (Galadriel)

  • 500 MHz actively shielded Oxford Instruments magnet
  • 3-channel Bruker AVANCE III console with 2 receivers
  • Probes: TXI 5mm z-PFG probe (2002); TBO 5mm z-PFG probe (2009) with dedicated 31P coil for 13C-31P correlation spectroscopy
  • Room: G14
  • Phone: +44 (0)121 414 8365

 

Galadriel is attached to OIMBL's HypersenseTM system for dynamic nuclear polarization experiments.

The magnet names are derived from books by J.R.R. Tolkien, who lived in Birmingham from 1895 to 1911, staying in the nearby neighbourhoods of Edgbaston, Moseley, Sarehole and King's Heath.