9. What can Mesoscopic Level IN SITU Observations Teach us About Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Protein Crystallization?

  1. Gregoire Nicolis2 and
  2. Dominique Maes3
  1. Mike Sleutel3,
  2. Dominique Maes3 and
  3. Alexander Van Driessche1

Published Online: 9 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118309513.ch9

Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Multistep Nucleation and Self-Assembly in Nanoscale Materials: Advances in Chemical Physics Volume 151

Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Multistep Nucleation and Self-Assembly in Nanoscale Materials: Advances in Chemical Physics Volume 151

How to Cite

Sleutel, M., Maes, D. and Van Driessche, A. (2012) What can Mesoscopic Level IN SITU Observations Teach us About Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Protein Crystallization?, in Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Multistep Nucleation and Self-Assembly in Nanoscale Materials: Advances in Chemical Physics Volume 151 (eds G. Nicolis and D. Maes), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118309513.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium, 3 Avenue Circulaire, 1180 Brussels, Belgium, Germany

  2. 3

    Structural Biology Brussels, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussel, Belgium, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Laboratorio de Estudios Cristalográficos, University of Granada, Granada, Spain

  2. 3

    Structural Biology Brussels, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussel, Belgium, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 4 MAY 2012

Book Series:

  1. Advances in Chemical Physics

Book Series Editors:

  1. Stuart A. Rice and
  2. Aaron R. Dinner

Series Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemistry and The James Franck Institute, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118167830

Online ISBN: 9781118309513

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Keywords:

  • protein crystallization, kinetics and thermodynamics;
  • LCM-DIM, mesoscopic level in situ observations;
  • protein crystal growth at intermediate driving forces

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Techniques for Mesoscale In Situ Observations of Protein Crystal Growth

  • Protein Crystal Growth Close to Equilibrium

  • Protein Crystal Growth at Intermediate Driving Forces

  • Growth Kinetics at High Supersaturation Levels

  • Impurity Effects on Protein Crystal Growth

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Acknowledgments

  • References