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Protein Crystal Growth Primer: Step 4 electron density map. The X-rays actually bounce off the electron clouds that form the outer structure of each atom. With a lot of math we can take the electron density patterns and calculate...

It takes just five steps to characterize a protein by crystallization....
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Author: Dave Dooling
Curator: Bryan Walls
NASA Official: John M. Horack