Apocrustacyanin C(1) crystals grown in space and on earth using vapour-diffusion geometry: protein structure refinements and electron-density map comparisons.

@article{Habash2003ApocrustacyaninCC,
  title={Apocrustacyanin C(1) crystals grown in space and on earth using vapour-diffusion geometry: protein structure refinements and electron-density map comparisons.},
  author={J. Habash and T. Boggon and J. Raftery and N. Chayen and P. F. Zagalsky and J. Helliwell},
  journal={Acta crystallographica. Section D, Biological crystallography},
  year={2003},
  volume={59 Pt 7},
  pages={
          1117-23
        }
}
Models of apocrustacyanin C(1) were refined against X-ray data recorded on Bending Magnet 14 at the ESRF to resolutions of 1.85 and 2 A from a space-grown and an earth-grown crystal, respectively, both using vapour-diffusion crystal-growth geometry. The space crystals were grown in the APCF on the NASA Space Shuttle. The microgravity crystal growth showed a cyclic nature attributed to Marangoni convection, thus reducing the benefits of the microgravity environment, as reported previously… Expand
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