Practical Protein Crystallography

2nd Edition

Authors: Duncan McRee
Hardcover ISBN: 9780124860520
eBook ISBN: 9780080539409
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st September 1999
Page Count: 477
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Designed for easy use by both beginning and experienced protein crystallographers, the second edition of Practical Protein Crystallography is an essential handbook for any scientist interested in solving a protein structure. The book includes examples of actual experiments and data, electron density maps, and computer methods. This second edition has new material covering CCP4, SHELX, cryocrystallography, MAD and automated fitting.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* In-depth coverage of every aspect of crystallography

  • Coverage of the small details that can make or break projects
  • Strongly application-oriented
  • Exceptionally well illustrated
  • Simple and easy-to-follow robust methods
  • Tutorials with actual data available on the Web
  • Useful for a broad spectrum of scientists


Biophysicists and protein chemists.

Table of Contents

Laboratory Techniques. Data Collection Techniques. Computational Techniques. Xtal View Tutorials. Protein Crystallography Cookbook. Cryocrystallography.


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About the Author

Duncan McRee

Affiliations and Expertise

Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, La Jolla, California, U.S.A.


@from:Praise for the First Edition @qu:"The author has done an excellent job in presenting his personal experience in this field. He writes in a casual style which makes reading easy ... As a manual, the book is highly useful and should be on the shelf in every protein crystallography laboratory." @source:--STRUCTURE