Integrated software for macromolecular crystallography synchrotron beamlines II: revision, robots and a database.

  title={Integrated software for macromolecular crystallography synchrotron beamlines II: revision, robots and a database.},
  author={John M. Skinner and Matt Cowan and Rick Buono and William Nolan and H. E. Bosshard and Howard H. Robinson and Annie Héroux and Alexei S. Soares and Dieter K. Schneider and Robert M. Sweet},
  journal={Acta crystallographica. Section D, Biological crystallography},
  volume={62 Pt 11},
  • J. SkinnerMatt Cowan R. Sweet
  • Published 1 November 2006
  • Computer Science
  • Acta crystallographica. Section D, Biological crystallography
This manuscript chronicles the evolution of software used originally to control a diffractometer at a macromolecular crystallography beamline. The system has been augmented and rewritten. A modular and carefully organized suite of programs now handles the whole experimental environment from a single vantage point. It provides automatic logging of the experiment and communication with the user, all the way from an initial proposal to perform the work to the end of data collection. This has… 

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