Tables for
Volume B
Reciprocal space
Edited by U. Shmueli

International Tables for Crystallography (2006). Vol. B, ch. 2.3, p. 246   | 1 | 2 |


M. G. Rossmanna* and E. Arnoldb

aDepartment of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA, and  bCABM & Rutgers University, 679 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854-5638, USA
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A plot of mean isomorphous differences as a function of resolution. (a) The theoretical size of mean differences following roughly a Gaussian distribution. (b) The observed size of differences for a good isomorphous derivative where the smaller higher-order differences have been largely masked by the error of measurement. (c) Observed differences where `lack of isomorphism' dominates beyond approximately 5 Å resolution.