Screening Proteins for NMR Suitability

  • Adelinda A. Yee
  • Anthony Semesi
  • Maite Garcia
  • Cheryl H. ArrowsmithEmail author
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1140)


NMR spectroscopy is a valuable tool in structural genomics. Identification of protein samples that are amenable to structure determination by NMR spectroscopy requires efficient screening. The preparation of multiple samples in parallel and screening by NMR is described. The method described is applicable to large structural genomics projects but can easily be scaled down for application to small structural biology projects. All the equipment used is commonly found in any NMR structural biology laboratory.

Key words

NMR screening Autoinduction Structural genomics NMR spectroscopy NMR sample 



We acknowledge the support of NIGMS Protein Structure Initiative grant U54-GM094597 to NESG consortium, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of canada and the Canada Foundation for Innovation for infrastructure funding.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adelinda A. Yee
    • 1
  • Anthony Semesi
    • 1
  • Maite Garcia
    • 1
  • Cheryl H. Arrowsmith
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Division of Cancer Genomics and Proteomics, and Northeast Structural Genomics Consortium (NESG)Ontario Cancer InstituteTorontoCanada
  2. 2.University of TorontoTorontoCanada

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