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It is not possible to determine a priori what conditions will be required for the crystallization of a new protein. Many possible crystallization conditions could have been tested and trials were carried out using large screens under many different conditions. The crystallization protocol for GFD is explained below. 1 MATERIALS 1, Tissue culture plates are available from ICN Biochemicals, Inc. (Aurora, OH). 2. Chemicals for crystallization may be obtained from Fluka (Buchs, Switzerland) or Sigma-Aldrich (Sydney, Australia).
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Amyloid Precursor Protein: A Practical Approach by Weiming Xia, Huaxi Xu