Robert D Scavetta (scavetta at XTREME.UCR.EDU) wrote:
: Hi all;
: We have a protein that coordinates Ca2+. The electron density is oblong
: instead of spherical. This is true in both the Fo-Fc without Ca2+ in the model
: and in the 2Fo-Fc with Ca2+.
: Does any one else see this non-spherical density phenomenom in a Ca2+ (or other
: metal ion) coordinating a macromolecule?
: Robert D Scavetta
: Department of Biochemistry
: University of California, Riverside 92521
: email: scavetta at xtreme.ucr.edu: phone: (909) 787-4196
: fax: (909) 787-3590
Possibly a water involved in the Ca++ coordination?
Ho Leung Ng
University of California, Los Angeles
DOE-Molecular Biology Institute and School of Medicine
ng at tesla.mbi.ucla.edu