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Ian J. Tickle, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. Copyright 1996.


Section 1. Strategy

Section 2. Scaling

Section 3. Patterson search for heavy-atom sites

Section 4. MIRAS case study - Porphobilinogen deaminase

Section 5. Phase determination by multiple isomorphous replacement

Section 6. Refinement of heavy-atom parameters

Section 7. Suggested procedure for phased refinement with MLPHARE

Section 8. Suggested procedure for phasing and refinement with MLPHARE/VECREF

Section 9. Statistics of phasing

Section 10. Multiwavelength anomalous diffraction (MAD)

Section 11. Further reading