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International Tables for Crystallography Volume F: Crystallography of biological macromolecules

Volume F of the series International Tables for Crystallography pp 423-427

Electron diffraction of protein crystals

  • W. Chiu


The use of electron crystallography as a high-resolution structural tool for studying protein crystals is discussed. Topics covered in this chapter include: electron scattering; electron microscopes; data collection embracing specimen preparation and radiation damage; and data processing. This chapter is also available as HTML from the International Tables Online site hosted by the IUCr.