Publication: Research - peer-review › Conference article – Annual report year: 2011
Collecting protein powder diffraction data on standard in-house powder diffractometers requires careful handling of the samples. Specially designed sample holders combined with optimized collimation were found to be the key factors in improving the data quality and reducing the data collection time. For safe identification of the crystal form the experimental patterns have to be compared with patterns calculated from known crystal structures. Very good agreement with Protein Data Bank data was obtained after including corrections for background, unit cell parameters, disordered bulk-solvent, and geometric factors. The data collection and correction procedures were demonstrated by the identification of three different crystal forms of insulin.
|Journal||Zeitschrift für Kristallographie Proceedings|
|Conference||12th European Powder Diffraction Conference|
|Period||27/08/10 → 30/08/10|
- In-house powder diffraction, Bulk-solvent correction, Protein
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