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Talos Arctica G2 Cryo-TEM

Talos Arctica is a state-of-the-art (200kV) cryogenic transmission electron microscope optimized for high-throughput single-particle cryo-EM imaging. Arctica can be used for high throughput specimen screening and automated collection.

  • 200kV X-FEG
  • Digital FluCam – All manual and automatic alignments can be executed with the search and view camera
  • Falcon 3EC
  • Ceta 16M Camera
  • Autoloader - up to 12 grids can be loaded simultaneously under cryogenic conditions
  • Automated data collection 
  •  Imaging of vitrified biological or beam sensitive materials

MIT.nano (basement level)
60 Vassar Street (rear)
Cambridge, MA

Reservation Rules

Prior to scheduling a session for screening, samples should be characterized (e.g., in negative stain) for suitable dispersion, homogeneity, etc.


Ed Brignole, PhD
Department of Biology
Assistant Director CryoEM

Christopher Borsa, PhD
Department of Biology
Research Scientist

MIT.nano (basement level)
60 Vassar Street (rear)
Cambridge, MA

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