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Determining chirality of a carbohydrate with Mo radiation

The combination of the optimized data collection strategy of CrysAlisPro and the latest algorithm making best use of the anomalous signal in SHELXL enables absolute structure determination of compound consisting of light atoms alone.

Determining chirality of carbohydrate by Mo radiation
Sample Sucrose
Total data collection time 9 h 36 min
Radiation Moα
Crystal system, space group monoclinic, P2₁
Rmerge, R1 1.28%, 2.51%
Flack Parameter 0.09(8) 0.2(4)