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Anomalous Scattering in Membrane Studies

  • C. Boulin
  • G. Buldt
  • F. Dauvergne
  • A. Gabriel
  • G. Goerigk
  • B. Munk
  • H. B. Stuhrmann
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 51)

Abstract

Resonant (or anomalous) X-ray scattering is a nondestructive labelling technique of increasing usefulness in molecular structural analysis. Its use in macromolecular crystallography has been restricted to elements that show a reasonably strong contribution of resonant scattering at wavelengths below 2.5 Å. The experimental technique is governed by the symmetry of the diffraction pattern; i.e. by the presence or absence of anti-centrosymmetric diffraction features in the pattern. Any disorder (formation of twins or random orientation) may lead to centrosymmetrical scattering patterns.

Keywords

Absorption Edge Anomalous Dispersion Resonant Scattering Crystal Monochromator Purple Membrane 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Boulin
    • 1
  • G. Buldt
    • 2
  • F. Dauvergne
    • 1
  • A. Gabriel
    • 1
  • G. Goerigk
    • 3
  • B. Munk
    • 3
  • H. B. Stuhrmann
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.EMBL Heidelberg and its Outstation at GrenobleGermany
  2. 2.Freie Universitat BerlinGermany
  3. 3.GKSS ForschungszentrumGeesthachtF.R. Germany
  4. 4.Johannes-Gutenberg-Universitat MainzGermany

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