EPR Spectroscopic Ruler: the Method and its Applications

  • Wenzhong Xiao
  • Yeon-Kyun Shin
Part of the Biological Magnetic Resonance book series (BIMR, volume 19)


The distance measurement method based on Fourier deconvolution of dipolar coupling in spin-labeled EPR spectra provides a new way of examining the structure and function of biological macromolecules. In this chapter, we describe a new approach that has been developed for effective and reasonably accurate data analysis, followed by discussions of several successful applications to interesting biological problems on membrane-associated proteins. This method of EPR spectroscopic ruler has emerged as a powerful tool to investigate the functions of membrane-associated proteins.


Spin Label Coiled Coil Snare Complex Interspin Distance Distance Measurement Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wenzhong Xiao
    • 1
  • Yeon-Kyun Shin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA
  2. 2.Department of Biochemistry and BiophysicsIowa State UniversityAmesUSA

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