Growing Protein Crystals. Using Calcium-Integrin Binding Protein as a Model Presented by Chad Blamey. FBP www.scripps.edu/~arvai/ xtals/xtals.html. Goals. What are good crystals Why getting good crystals is important Understand how crystals grow
Using Calcium-Integrin Binding Protein as a ModelPresented by
Poor, smeary spots
Notice ‘twined’ spots
Good! Round spots
Higher order visible (circle)
Do spots match mathematical predictions?
[Protein]Nucleation & Growth
For solution made up of three parts A, B and C.
Changing [C] will effect the quality of the crystal in
terms of [A].