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EMBL Hamburg Biological
Small Angle Scattering
BioSAXS
 

EMBO Practical Course on

Solution Scattering from Biological Macromolecules

November 19—26, 2018
EMBL Hamburg, Germany
Organisers: Dmitri Svergun, Al Kikhney

The course aims at young biochemists/biophysicists and researchers active in related structural methods with little or no experience in solution scattering. The course will cover basics of SAXS/SANS, instrumentation, data collection, modelling techniques and complementary use with other methods. The students are encouraged to bring their own samples to perform synchrotron solution scattering experiments on-site and the results will be used for practical tutorials and discussed on the last day of the course.

BIOSAXS   The course is supported by BIOSAXS GmbH.

 

Recommended reading

Single copies of the articles below can be downloaded and printed only for the reader's personal research and study.
Books Svergun, D.I., Koch, M.H.J., Timmins, P.A., May, R.P. (2013)
Small Angle X-Ray and Neutron Scattering from Solutions of Biological Macromolecules
Oxford University Press
  Feigin, L.A. & Svergun, D.I. (1987)
Structure Analysis by Small-Angle X-Ray and Neutron Scattering © Plenum Press / Springer
Reviews Jeffries, C.M., Graewert, M.A., Blanchet, C.E., Langley, D.B., Whitten A.E. and Svergun, D.I. (2018)
Preparing monodisperse macromolecular samples for successful biological small-angle X-ray and neutron-scattering experiments Nature Protocols 11, 2122-2153 DOI
  Blanchet, C.E. & Svergun, D.I. (2013)
Small-angle X-ray scattering on biological macromolecules and nanocomposites in solution. Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem. 64, 37-54 © Annual Reviews DOI
  Mertens H.D.T. & Svergun D.I. (2010)
Structural characterization of proteins and complexes using small-angle X-ray solution scattering. J. Struct. Biol. 172(1), 128-41 © Elsevier DOI
  Kikhney, A.G. and Svergun, D.I (2015)
A practical guide to small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) of flexible and intrinsically disordered proteins. FEBS Lett. 589(19A), 2570-2577 DOI
ATSAS Franke, D., Petoukhov, M.V., Konarev, P.V., Panjkovich, A., Tuukkanen, A., Mertens, H.D.T., Kikhney, A.G., Hajizadeh, N.R., Franklin, J.M., Jeffries, C.M. and Svergun, D.I. (2017)
ATSAS 2.8: a comprehensive data analysis suite for small-angle scattering from macromolecular solutions.
J. Appl. Cryst. 50, 1212-1225
GNOM Svergun D.I. (1992)
Determination of the regularization parameter in indirect-transform methods using perceptual criteria. J. Appl. Crystallogr. 25, 495-503
DAMMIN Svergun, D. I. (1999)
Restoring low resolution structure of biological macromolecules from solution scattering using simulated annealing. Biophys. J. 76, 2879-2886
DAMMIF Franke, D. and Svergun, D.I. (2009)
DAMMIF, a program for rapid ab-initio shape determination in small-angle scattering.
J. Appl. Cryst., 42, 342-346
GASBOR Svergun, D.I., Petoukhov, M.V. & Koch, M.H.J. (2001)
Determination of domain structure of proteins from X-ray solution scattering. Biophys. J. 80, 2946-2953
CRYSOL Svergun D.I., Barberato C., & Koch M.H.J. (1995)
CRYSOL - a program to evalate X-ray solution scattering of biological macromolecules from atomic coordinates. J. Appl. Crystallogr. 28, 768-773
SASREF,
BUNCH
Petoukhov, M.V. & Svergun, D.I. (2005)
Global rigid body modelling of macromolecular complexes against small-angle scattering data. Biophys. J. 89, 1237-1250
EOM Tria, G., Mertens, H. D. T., Kachala, M. & Svergun, D. I. (2015)
Advanced ensemble modelling of flexible macromolecules using X-ray solution scattering. IUCrJ 2, 207-217
SASBDB Valentini, E., Kikhney, A.G., Previtali, G., Jeffries, C.M. and Svergun D.I. (2014)
SASBDB, a repository for biological small-angle scattering data Nucleic Acids Res. 43(D1), D357-D363 DOI

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