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Newsletter No. 318
August 17, 2015

ACA News, IUCr Newsletter, IUCr Meetings List

JULY 2015 PUBLICATIONS BY MEMBERS OF THE GROUP  


1: Wang L, Shi W, Joyce MG, Modjarrad K, Zhang Y, Leung K, Lees CR, Zhou T,
Yassine HM, Kanekiyo M, Yang ZY, Chen X, Becker MM, Freeman M, Vogel L, Johnson
JC, Olinger G, Todd JP, Bagci U, Solomon J, Mollura DJ, Hensley L, Jahrling P,
Denison MR, Rao SS, Subbarao K,
Kwong PD, Mascola JR, Kong WP, Graham BS.
Evaluation of candidate vaccine approaches for MERS-CoV. Nat Commun. 2015 Jul
28;6:7712. doi: 10.1038/ncomms8712. PubMed PMID: 26218507.

2: Liang B, Surman S, Amaro-Carambot E, Kabatova B, Mackow N, Lingemann M, Yang
L, McLellan JS, Graham BS,
Kwong PD, Schaap-Nutt A, Collins PL, Munir S. Enhanced
Neutralizing Antibody Response Induced by Respiratory Syncytial Virus Pre-fusion
F Protein Expressed by a Vaccine Candidate. J Virol. 2015 Jul 8. pii:
JVI.01373-15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26157122.

3: Pomés A, Chruszcz M, Gustchina A, Minor W, Mueller GA, Pedersen LC, Wlodawer
A
, Chapman MD. 100 Years later: Celebrating the contributions of x-ray
crystallography to allergy and clinical immunology. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015
Jul;136(1):29-37.e10. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2015.05.016. PubMed PMID: 26145985.

4: Malinska M, Dauter M, Kowiel M, Jaskolski M, Dauter Z. Protonation and
geometry of histidine rings. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2015 Jul
1;71(Pt 7):1444-54. doi: 10.1107/S1399004715007816. PubMed PMID: 26143916.

For timely listing, please send a heads-up E-mail to the Editor upon publication.
TIPS AND TRICKS - Alternative Reservoirs in Vapor Diffusion Experiments
(Click for PDF reader to view articles)

At the 45th Mid-Atlantic Protein Crystallography Meeting, Dr. Ivan Shabalin from Professor Wladek Minor's laboratory at the University of Virginia shared various tricks in crystallization with the audience, including alterntive reservoirs in vapor diffusion experiments. Wondering what it is? Follow this link for an introduction.

ARCHIVE: Introduction, Pre-crystallization, Crystallization, Post-crystallization, Derivatization, Cryoprotection, Diffraction, Symmetry, Structure Solution, Structure Refinement, Structure Analysis & Presentation.

TOPIC DISCUSSION - Suggestions?

ARCHIVE: Test-set-and-R-free, Twinning, Low Resolution Crystallography, PHASER, HKL2000, Parallel Expression, Structural Genomics, NCS, Missing Atoms, Trends in CrystallographyAbsorption Correction, Data for Refinement and Publication.

LECTURES AND TUTORIALS - Dr. Dauter's Lectures Are Back!

DR. ZBIGNIEW DAUTER'S LECTURES AT THE NIH (2005)
 

Part 1: "How to read international tables?"

Part 2: "Data collection strategy" and "Twinning"

           "Phasing methods - a general introduction to all methods"

Part 3: "SAD phasing, Quick halide soaking, and Radiation damage 

            with possible use of it for phasing"


RIGAKU WEBINAR SERIES (2009 - PRESENT)

LOW RESOLUTION PHASING AND REFINEMENT (2011)

CRYSTALLOGRAPHY: SEEING THINGS IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT (2013)

CRYSTALLOGRAPHY: FOR ASPIRING CRYSTALLOGRAPHERS (2013)

 STRUCTURE FACTOR TUTORIAL (2014)

DATA COLLECTION FOR STRUCTURE DETERMENATION (2014)

ACHESYM: AN ALGORITHM AND SERVER FOR STANDARDIZED PLACEMENT OF MACROMOLECULAR MODELS IN THE UNIT CELL (2014)

NATIVE SAD IS MATURING (2015)

 LINKS - Suggestions?     

Databases: BMCD, CryoD, DisProt, ExPASy, HAD, HIC-Up, Metal Sites, NDBPDB, PDBe
,
                 Protein Geometry Database, Scattering

Programs: CCP4, COOT, DSSR, HKLPHENIX, PyMOL, SOLVE, USF, XDS


Servers: ACHESYM,
Anisotropy, CheckMyMetal, Crystal, C6, Dali, DSSR, ESPript
              Grade, PDBePISA, PhyreProbity, Protein, Robetta Fragment & HHpred  

Facilities: 
APS SER-CAT, APS SAXS Capabilities

 
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