Accession Number : ADA292739

Title :   Request for a Microplate Scintillation System.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 30 Sep 93-29 Sep 94,

Corporate Author : MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIV MISSISSIPPI STATE COLL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

Personal Author(s) : Chambers, Janice

PDF Url : ADA292739

Report Date : 29 SEP 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : Funds from this DEPSCoR project were used to purchase a Packard/Canerra TopCount Microplate Scintillation Counter system including harvester, software and printer. The TopCount A99XX Series Microplate Scintillation Counter includes software to run the machine and additional software packages to analyze the data. The Microplate 496 Plate Sealer includes pacers to handle 96- and 24-well plates both 96- and 24-well plates. The GAST Vacuum pump has a maximum of 760 mm Hg. The printer is an FX-870 printer. The complete system is being used for investigating the binding of radiolabelled ligands to membrane-bound neurotransmitter receptors. Additionally, it is being used to study the effect of environmental toxicants on these receptors. It is being utilized by the staff of the multidisciplinary Center for Environmental Health Sciences, located administratively within the College of Veterinary Medicine, at Mississippi State University.

Descriptors :   *SCINTILLATION COUNTERS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, MEMBRANES(BIOLOGY), HEALTH, TOXIC AGENTS, UNIVERSITIES, SENSE ORGANS, NERVE TRANSMISSION, VACUUM PUMPS, VETERINARY MEDICINE.

Subject Categories : Nuclear Instrumentation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE