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Author Rhodes, Gale.

Title Crystallography made crystal clear : a guide for users of macromolecular models / Gale Rhodes.

Published San Diego, Calif. ; London : Academic, 2000.

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 UniM ERC  547.75046 RHOD    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description xii, 269 pages : illustrations ; 23cm
Notes Previous ed.: 1993.
Includes index.
Contents 1. Model and Molecule 1 -- 2. An Overview of Protein Crystallography 5 -- II. Crystals 8 -- III. Collecting X-ray data 10 -- IV. Diffraction 12 -- V. Coordinate systems in crystallography 17 -- VI. Mathematics of crystallography: A brief description 19 -- 3. Protein Crystals 29 -- I. Properties of protein crystals 29 -- II. Evidence that solution and crystal structures are similar 33 -- III. Growing protein crystals 35 -- IV. Judging crystal quality 41 -- V. Mounting crystals for data collection 43 -- 4. Collecting Diffraction Data 45 -- II. Geometric principles of diffraction 45 -- III. Collecting X-ray diffraction data 64 -- 5. From Diffraction Data to Electron Density 85 -- II. Fourier series and the Fourier transform 86 -- III. Fourier mathematics and diffraction 92 -- IV. Meaning of the Fourier equations 95 -- V. Summary: From data to density 100 -- 6. Obtaining Phases 101 -- II. Two-dimensional representation of structure factors 102 -- III. Heavy-atom method (isomorphous replacement) 107 -- IV. Anomalous scattering 118 -- V. Molecular replacement: Related proteins as phasing models 127 -- VI. Iterative improvement of phases (preview of Chapter 7) 132 -- 7. Obtaining and Judging the Molecular Model 133 -- II. Iterative improvement of maps and models: Overview 133 -- III. First maps 137 -- IV. Model becomes molecular 141 -- V. Structure refinement 146 -- VI. Convergence to a final structure 151 -- VII. Sharing the model 154 -- 8. A User's Guide to Crystallographic Models 159 -- II. Judging the quality and usefulness of the refined model 160 -- III. Reading a crystallography paper 170 -- 9. Other Diffraction Methods 187 -- II. Fiber diffraction 188 -- III. Diffraction by amorphous materials (scattering) 196 -- IV. Neutron diffraction 200 -- V. Electron diffraction 205 -- VI. Lane diffraction and time-resolved crystallography 209 -- 10. Other Kinds of Macromolecular Models 215 -- II. NMR models 216 -- III. Homology models 237 -- IV. Other theoretical models 246 -- 11. Tools for Studying Macromolecules 247 -- II. Computer models of molecules 248 -- III. Touring a typical molecular modeling program 252 -- IV. Other tools for studying structure 261.
Summary This Second Edition explains to graduate students and researchers the basics of crystallography for all macromolecules. This updated version contains 35% new material, concentrating on the tremendous advances in the desktop programs used for modeling. New topics include neutron and electron diffraction. protein structure determination by NMR, and recent developments in MAD phasing and high speed data collection in crystallography.
Subject Proteins -- Analysis.
ISBN 0125870728 (paperback) £29.95