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Published: 24 December 2009

176 Pages | 110 half-tones


ISBN: 9780199569045

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

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Principles of X-ray Crystallography

Li-ling Ooi

  • The ideal primer for anyone new to the technique.
  • Emphasis on active learning draws upon self-test tutorial-style exercises and hands-on activities, and the coupling of clear text and illustrations, to motivate and engage the reader.
  • Avoids excessive mathematical detail, focusing instead on the key concepts to recognize the mathematical processing now performed by computer.
  • Encompasses aspects of both small molecule and macromolecular crystallography, highlighting the similarities and differences between the two.
  • Explores both the theoretical principles on which the technique is based, and the practice of gathering and analysing crystallographic data to give a balanced, well-rounded account of the field.
  • The Online Resource Centre features additional resources for both lecturers and students, enhancing the educational value of the text.

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