Biological Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering (SAXS)

  • Tomáš KlumplerEmail author


Small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) method for studies of biological macromolecules in solution is briefly described. A short introduction to the basic physical principles is followed by the description of SAXS experiment and an overview of modeling approaches used in scattering data analysis. Practical aspects, advantages, and limitations of the method are discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Central European Institute of Technology, Masaryk UniversityBrnoCzech Republic

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