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Pavel Afonine pafonine at lbl.gov
Thu Jul 29 12:02:31 PDT 2021

Also, see some discussion around Table 1 here:


Different methods exist to split reciprocal space in resolutions shells: 
by volume, by shell width, by number of reflections and so on. Their 
utility depends on specific context. I'm not aware of specific guidances 
nor rules for defining the highest resolution bin.


On 7/29/21 08:05, Johannes Cramer wrote:
> Hi,
> I think most programs just divide the number of reflections by 10 (or 
> however many shells you want there to be) and make it so that all 
> shells contain the same number of reflections.
> Cheers,
> Johannes
> Am Mi., 28. Juli 2021 um 21:10 Uhr schrieb Pavel Afonine 
> <pafonine at lbl.gov <mailto:pafonine at lbl.gov>>:
>     Hi Smita,
>     >               Can someone suggest to me, how we can decide the
>     > resolution range in the outer shell during the protein crystal data
>     > set.
>     the choice is pretty arbitrary. Typically the software chooses it for
>     you and it is fine most of the time.
>     Pavel
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