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​​The Histone Source
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The Protein Expression and Purification (PEP) Facility

Terms of Service
Publications:
 
Acknowledgement of The Histone Source -the Protein Expression and Purification (PEP) Facility contributions is expected in publications that include any reagents generated in the facility or purified using The Histone Source PEP Facility instrumentation. 
 
An example of an appropriate acknowledgement is “The authors wish to thank The Histone Source - Protein Expression and Purification (PEP) Facility at Colorado State University for generating the Xenopus histone octamers used in this study”.
 
Please inform us when relevant publications are accepted and forward us a copy for our records.  We may also post citation information on our website.  This information is vital to the continued support of the facility.
 
Co-authorship is warranted when The Histone Source -PEP Facility personnel have provided substantial assistance to the research project by meeting aspects of each of the following three criteria: 1) contribute significantly to project conception, experimental design, reagent development, project execution, and/or analysis of data; 2) participate in drafting, reviewing, and/or revising the manuscript for intellectual content; and 3) approve the manuscript to be published.
 
Collaborations and Grant Assistance:
 
We are happy to provide letters of support and assistance in grant writing.  For letters of support, please allow 2 weeks from the time of your request.  Please furnish the following information: Title of grant, agency to which you are submitting the grant, your title and mailing address, and 1-3 sentences on the goals (or specific aims) of your proposal.
 
The Histone Source -PEP Facility is also dependent on grant support for long-term success and we appreciate your support in keeping the facility funded.  To determine if percent effort by core personnel is required in your proposal instead of facility fees for service, please consider the following:
 
Does the proposal include a specific aim(s) that focuses heavily on reagents generated in The Histone Source -PEP Facility?
Is method development required?
Are there large numbers of samples to be analyzed using The Histone Source -PEP Facility instruments?
Would the aim or proposal not receive a favorable review without the support of The Histone Source - PEP Facility personnel?
Would the project not have progressed, or progressed at a substantially slower pace, without the guidance of The Histone Source -PEP facility personnel?
 
Indemnity:
 
The information from The Histone Source -PEP Facility and on this website is based on our present knowledge. However this shall not constitute a guarantee for any specific product features and shall not establish a legally valid contractual relationship. This information is believed to be correct, be all inclusive, and shall be used only as a guide. The Histone Source -PEP Facility, the director, and Colorado State University shall not be held be liable for any damages resulting from use and contact with the products of the PEP Facility. 
 
The information contained herein is provided as a public service with the understanding that The Histone Source -PEP Facility and Colorado State University makes no warranties, either expressed or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or suitability of the information. Nor does Colorado State University warrant that the use of this information is free of any claims of copyright infringement.
Colorado State University web pages do not endorse any commercial providers or their products.
 
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