International Tables for Crystallography (2006). Vol. C, ch. 3.4, pp. 162-170
doi: 10.1107/97809553602060000588

Chapter 3.4. Mounting and setting of specimens for X-ray crystallographic studies

Contents

  • 3.4. Mounting and setting of specimens for X-ray crystallographic studies  (pp. 162-170) | html | pdf | chapter contents |
    • 3.4.1. Mounting of specimens  (pp. 162-167) | html | pdf |
      • 3.4.1.1. Introduction  (p. 162) | html | pdf |
      • 3.4.1.2. Polycrystalline specimens  (pp. 162-163) | html | pdf |
        • 3.4.1.2.1. General  (p. 162) | html | pdf |
        • 3.4.1.2.2. Non-ambient conditions  (pp. 162-163) | html | pdf |
      • 3.4.1.3. Single crystals (small molecules)  (pp. 163-165) | html | pdf |
        • 3.4.1.3.1. General  (pp. 163-164) | html | pdf |
        • 3.4.1.3.2. Non-ambient conditions  (pp. 164-165) | html | pdf |
      • 3.4.1.4. Single crystals of biological macromolecules at ambient temperatures  (pp. 165-166) | html | pdf |
      • 3.4.1.5. Cryogenic studies of biological macromolecules  (pp. 166-167) | html | pdf |
        • 3.4.1.5.1. Radiation damage  (p. 166) | html | pdf |
        • 3.4.1.5.2. Cryoprotectants  (p. 166) | html | pdf |
        • 3.4.1.5.3. Crystal mounting and cooling  (pp. 166-167) | html | pdf |
        • 3.4.1.5.4. Cooling devices  (p. 167) | html | pdf |
        • 3.4.1.5.5. General  (p. 167) | html | pdf |
    • 3.4.2. Setting of single crystals by X-rays  (pp. 167-170) | html | pdf |
      • 3.4.2.1. Introduction  (pp. 167-168) | html | pdf |
      • 3.4.2.2. Preliminary considerations  (p. 168) | html | pdf |
      • 3.4.2.3. Equatorial setting using a rotation camera   (p. 168) | html | pdf |
      • 3.4.2.4. Precession geometry setting with moving-crystal methods  (p. 168) | html | pdf |
      • 3.4.2.5. Setting and orientation with stationary-crystal methods  (p. 169) | html | pdf |
        • 3.4.2.5.1. Laue images – white radiation  (p. 169) | html | pdf |
        • 3.4.2.5.2. `Still' images – monochromatic radiation  (p. 169) | html | pdf |
      • 3.4.2.6. Setting and orientation for crystals with large unit cells using oscillation geometry  (pp. 169-170) | html | pdf |
      • 3.4.2.7. Diffractometer-setting considerations  (p. 170) | html | pdf |
      • 3.4.2.8. Crystal setting and data-collection efficiency  (p. 170) | html | pdf |
    • References | html | pdf |
    • Figures
      • Fig. 3.4.2.1. A zero-layer reciprocal-lattice plane will record on a flat-plate detector placed at a distance D from the crystal C as an ellipsoid of maximum dimension S from the direct-beam position O ′  (p. 169) | html | pdf |
    • Tables
      • Table 3.4.1.1. Single-crystal and powder mounting, capillary tubes and other containers  (p. 163) | html | pdf |
      • Table 3.4.1.2. Single-crystal mounting – adhesives  (p. 164) | html | pdf |
      • Table 3.4.1.3. Cryoprotectants commonly used for biological macromolecules  (p. 166) | html | pdf |