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Washington University in St. Louis

Electron Density Map of Falciparum Enzyme

Caption: This is what Lee saw when he clicked the mouse: an exceptionally clear electron density map back-calculated from the X-ray diffraction pattern of the crystallized Plasmodium falciparum enzyme.

Credit: Joseph Jez

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