The prominent role of resonant elastic scattering for solving the X-ray structure of macromolecules
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* Richard Kahn presented an invited oral communication on anomalous scattering and macromolecular crystallography at REXS2011, a field of research where Richard had an eminent contribution. He could not write the associated article, as he died suddenly in october 2011. As close collaborators and friends of Richard, Eric Girard and Roger Fourme wrote this account dedicated to his memory.
Revised: 23 March 2012
Published online: 15 June 2012
This article is a short overview of basic principles, methods and instrumentation of phasing methods based on anomalous scattering for X-ray macromolecular crystallography (MX).
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