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Mir for the crystallographers' money

Stoddard, Barry L. and Strong, Roland K. and Arrott, Anthony and Farber, Gregory K. (1992) Mir for the crystallographers' money. Nature, 360 (6402). pp. 293-294. ISSN 0028-0836. doi:10.1038/360293a0.

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It is nearly 10 years since the first attempts were made to grow better protein crystals in the low gravity environment of space. Can the enormous cost of these experiments be justified by the results?

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Additional Information:© 1992 Nature Publishing Group. We thank the technical staff of Payload Systems, Inc. for support, including Maria Douglass, Christopher Krebs, Julianne Zimmerman and Bob Renshaw. Soojay Banerjee, Beth Buelow, and Richard Kidd helped with crystal and data collection at Penn State. Some crystallographic data collection was performed with the assistance of Bob Sweet and Paul Singer at the National Synchrotron Light Source, and in the lab. of Sung-Hou Kim at the University of California, Berkeley. We thank the technical staff of NPO-Energia, especially Olyeg Mitichkin. Operations on Mir were performed by cosmonauts Alexander Volkov and Sergei Krikalov. G.K.F. is supported by the Searle Scholar Foundation and the PRF. During these experiments, B.L.S. was supported in the lab of Daniel Koshland by the Helen Hay Whitney Biomedical Research Foundation. R. K. S. is supported in the lab of Pamela Bjorkman by the American Cancer Society. We also acknowledge Mary Chung. Address correspondence to G.K.F.
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Official Citation: Mir for the crystallographers' money 293 Barry L. Stoddard, Roland K. Strong, Anthony Arrott & Gregory K. Farber doi:10.1038/360293a0
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