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Title: Small angle x-ray Scattering from Biological Macromolecules and Nanoparticles

Small-angle x-ray scattering (SAXS) is experimencing a renaisance in the studies of macromolecular solutions, allowing one to study the structure of native particles and to rapidly analyze structural more »changes in response to variations in external conditions. Novel data analysis methods, significantly enhanced resolution, and reliability of structural models are provided by the technique. Emerging automation of the experiment, data processing, and data interpretation make SAXS a streamlined tool for large-scale structural studies in molecular biology. The method provides low-resolution macromolecular shapes ab initio and is readily combined with other structural and biochemical techniques in multidisciplinary studies to build rigid body models of complexes and to characterize oligomeric mixtures and flexible systems. The novel approaches also became useful for non-biological systems and processes, e.g., the formation of nanoparticles.« less
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Title: Small angle x-ray Scattering from Biological Macromolecules and Nanoparticles
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Publication Date: 2010-12-01
OSTI Identifier: 1007891
DOE Contract Number: ACO2-06CH11357
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Conference: APS Colloquium Series, Advanced Photon Source (APS) at Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois (United States), presented on December 01, 2010
Research Org: ANL (Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ; Video presentation
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:45:19
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27