Universität Wien FIND

300693 VO Macromolecular Crystallography (2016S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

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Language: English

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Dept. Structural and Computational Biology, Campus Vienna Biocenter /5, 1030 Wien.


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Aims, contents and method of the course

The following topics will be covered:

* sources of X-rays

* crystallisation techniques

* symmetry (point groups, space groups), unit cell, Bravais lattice

* scattering of X-rays, atomic form factor, structure factor

* waves, diffraction of molecules and crystals, Fourier transform; electron density

* set-up of MX diffraction experiment and detectors

* methods for solution of phase problem: molecular replacement, multiple isomorphous replacement, multi-wavelength anomalous dispersion

* density modification techniques

* structure refinement and analysis

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral or written exam, depending on the number of students.

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MMB II-2, MMB W-2, MMEI III, CHE II-6

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