International Tables for Crystallography (2012). Vol. F, ch. 10.2, pp. 249-255   | 1 | 2 |
doi: 10.1107/97809553602060000828

Chapter 10.2. Cryocrystallography techniques and devices

Contents

  • 10.2. Cryocrystallography techniques and devices  (pp. 249-255) | html | pdf | chapter contents |
    • 10.2.1. Introduction  (p. 249) | html | pdf |
    • 10.2.2. Crystal preparation  (pp. 249-250) | html | pdf |
    • 10.2.3. Crystal mounting  (pp. 250-252) | html | pdf |
    • 10.2.4. Flash cooling  (pp. 252-253) | html | pdf |
    • 10.2.5. Transfer and storage  (pp. 253-254) | html | pdf |
    • References | html | pdf |
    • Figures
      • Fig. 10.2.2.1. Recommended pathway for optimizing cryoprotectant conditions and flash cooling  (p. 250) | html | pdf |
      • Fig. 10.2.3.1. Different crystal mounts for flash cooling and cryogenic data collection  (p. 251) | html | pdf |
      • Fig. 10.2.3.2. Mounting a crystal in a loop  (p. 251) | html | pdf |
      • Fig. 10.2.3.3. Photograph of a flash-cooled crystal mounted in a nylon loop  (p. 251) | html | pdf |
      • Fig. 10.2.3.4. Arrangement for using the loop-mounting technique at non-cryogenic temperatures  (p. 251) | html | pdf |
      • Fig. 10.2.4.1. Flash cooling a crystal in the cold gas stream from a cryostat  (p. 252) | html | pdf |
      • Fig. 10.2.4.2. Flash cooling in a liquid cryogen  (p. 253) | html | pdf |
      • Fig. 10.2.5.1. Transfer of the flash-cooled crystal and loop assembly to a goniometer using a cryovial  (p. 253) | html | pdf |
      • Fig. 10.2.5.2. Transfer using an alternative device for achieving the correct magnetic mount orientation  (p. 254) | html | pdf |
      • Fig. 10.2.5.3. Transfer using tongs  (p. 254) | html | pdf |
    • Tables
      • Table 10.2.2.1. List of cryoprotectants used successfully for flash cooling macromolecular crystals  (p. 249) | html | pdf |
      • Table 10.2.2.2. Methods for introducing the cryoprotectants needed for flash cooling  (p. 249) | html | pdf |