More information on BioSAXS experiment

Review articles

  1. Jacques, D. A. and J. Trewhella (2010). Small-angle scattering for structural biology — Expanding the frontier while avoiding the pitfalls. Protein Science 19(4): 642-657.

  2. Putnam, C. D., M. Hammel, et al. (2007). X-ray solution scattering (SAXS) combined with crystallography and computation: defining accurate macromolecular structures, conformations and assemblies in solution. Quarterly Reviews of Biophysics, 40(3): 191-285.

  3. Mertens, H. D. T. and D. I. Svergun (2010). Structural characterization of proteins and complexes using small-angle X-ray solution scattering. Journal of Structural Biology, 172(1): 128-141.

  4. Svergun, D. I. and M. H. J. Koch (2003). Small-angle scattering studies of biological macromolecules in solution. Reports on Progress in Physics, 66(10): 1735-1782.

Classic Texts

  1. Feigin, L. A. and D. I. Svergun (1987). Structure Analysis by Small-Angle X-ray and Neutron Scattering, Plenum Press/Springer.

  2. Glatter, O. and Kratky (1982). Small-angle X-ray Scattering. London, Academic Press.

  3. Guinier, A. and G. Fourne (1955). Small-Angle Scattering of X-Rays. New York, John Wiley and Sons.

Useful online resources

  1. 2013 ACA BioSAS Training Workshop webpages. Contains tutorials, extensive lecture notes, software links with installation instructions, online tools, and much more

  2. SIBYLS beamline (ALS)

  3. A useful introductory tutorial in BioSAXS can be found at BIOISIS (ALS)

  4. The Small Angle X-ray Scattering Initiative for Europe (Saxier) also hosts a forum where you can ask questions about BioSAXS processing

  5. Biomolecular Solution Scattering Links (OU Medicine)


  1. "BioXTAS RAW" the processing software we use at MacCHES

  2. Biological Small Angle Scattering Group (EMBL Hamburg)

  3. Biomachina

  4. SCATTER developed by Ivan Rodic and Rob Rambo. Estimates molecular weight without knowing concentration, evaluates flexibility, and contains many other important tools

  5. scatterBrain, the SAXS data reduction program developed by the AustralianSynchrotron