Crystallization of Membrane Proteins
Prerequisite to understand the function and mechanism of action of any biological macromolecule is the knowledge of its structure. The only way to obtain detailed structural knowlege of large molecules is X-ray crystallography. Of course, X-ray crystallography needs crystals and the main area, where no crystals had been obtained until recently was the area of the membrane proteins.
KeywordsMembrane Protein Mixed Micelle Polar Interaction Critical Micellar Concentration Propane Sulfonate
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