Elementary X-ray diffraction for biologists
Jenny P. Glusker
The Institute for Cancer Research, The Fox Chase Cancer Centre, Philadelphia, PA 19111
To teach about some of the basic structural results obtained by X-ray diffraction studies, and their relevance, to biochemistry and biology undergraduate-level students and beyond.
Time required for teaching
This could be incorporated as one or two lectures in a general course on biophysical methods or it could form the basis for a complete course on protein and nucleic acid structure.