TITLE

The first enzyme picture show

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Louise
PUB. DATE
December 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;12/14/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1799, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides a historical overview of the use of intense X-rays from synchrotrons to take a sequence of snapshots that show enzymes in action. Technique of studying crystals by X-ray diffraction; Bragg's law; Development of the first enzyme structure called lysozyme; Problems with extending X-ray crystallography to other enzymes; Applications of the Laue method to the study of enzyme-catalyzed reactions. INSETS: Nature's answer to slow chemistry.;How X-rays from electrons make Laue patterns..
ACCESSION #
10558635

 

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