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Reference for Auto-Rickshaw :
Panjikar, S., Parthasarathy, V., Lamzin, V. S., Weiss, M. S.  & Tucker, P. A. (2005). Auto-Rickshaw - An automated crystal structure determination platform as an efficient tool for the validation of an X-ray diffraction experiment. Acta Cryst. D61, 449-457.

Panjikar S., Parthasarathy, V., Lamzin, V., Weiss, M.S., Tucker, P.A., (2009). On the combination of molecular replacement and single anomalous diffraction phasing for automated structure determination Acta Cryst. D65,1089-1097.
Auto-Rickshaw invokes the following programs using its decision makers.  

CCP4[1],  SHELXC[2],  SHELXD[3], SHELXE[4], MLPHARE[1], NANTMRF[5], BP3[6,7], SHARP[8], DM[9], RESOLVE[10], MAPMAN[11], ESSENS[12], ARP/wARP[13,14], HELICAP[14], OAISIS2004[15],ABS[16].


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4. Sheldrick, G. M., (2002). Z. Kristallogr. 217, 644-650.

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6. Pannu, N. S., McCoy, A. J. & Read, R. J. (2003). Acta Cryst. D59, 1801-1808.

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13. Perrakis, A., Morris, R. J. & Lamzin, V. S. (1999). Nature Struct. Biol. 6, 458-463.
14. Morris, R. J., Zwart, P. H., Cohen, S., Fernandez, F. J., Kakaris, M., Kirillova, O., Vonrhein, C., Perrakis, A. & Lamzin, V. S. (2004). J. Synchr. Rad. 11, 56-59.

15. OASIS-2004: a direct-method program for ab initio phasing and reciprocal-space fragment extension with SAD/SIR Data,Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100080, P. R. China

16. Hao, Q. (2004). ABS: a program to determine absolute configuration and evaluate anomalous scatterer substructure. J. Appl. Cryst. 37, 498-499.

Last Edited: 08.09.2009 by Santosh Panjikar