Construction and organization of a BSL-3 cryo-electron microscopy laboratory at UTMB.

@article{Sherman2013ConstructionAO,
  title={Construction and organization of a BSL-3 cryo-electron microscopy laboratory at UTMB.},
  author={M. Sherman and J. Trujillo and Ian A. Leahy and Dennis Razmus and Robert Dehate and Paul Lorcheim and Mark A. Czarneski and Domenica Zimmerman and JeT'Aime M Newton and A. Haddow and S. Weaver},
  journal={Journal of structural biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={181 3},
  pages={
          223-33
        }
}
A unique cryo-electron microscopy facility has been designed and constructed at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) to study the three-dimensional organization of viruses and bacteria classified as select agents at biological safety level (BSL)-3, and their interactions with host cells. A 200keV high-end cryo-electron microscope was installed inside a BSL-3 containment laboratory and standard operating procedures were developed and implemented to ensure its safe and efficient… Expand
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