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Three Dimensional Fourier Synthesis of Horse Deoxyhaemoglobin at 2.8 Å Resolution

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THE deoxyhaemoglobin of horse forms orthorhombic crystals with the space group C2221 and four molecules in the unit cell, which lie on two-fold symmetry axes. A Fourier synthesis at 5.5 Å resolution showed the tertiary structures of the individual subunits to be closely similar to that of oxyhaemoglobin, but the quaternary structure of the tetramer to be markedly different1,2.

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BOLTON, W., PERUTZ, M. Three Dimensional Fourier Synthesis of Horse Deoxyhaemoglobin at 2.8 Å Resolution. Nature 228, 551–552 (1970).

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