Crowdsourcing the phase problem

Successful preliminary studies suggest that with further development the crowdsourcing approach could fill a gap in current crystallographic methods by making it possible to extract meaningful information in cases where limited resolution might otherwise prevent initial phasing.

Julien Jorda, Michael R. Sawaya, Todd O. Yeates. CrowdPhase: crowdsourcing the phase problem. Acta Crystallographica Section D Biological Crystallography, 2014; 70 (6): 1538 DOI: 10.1107/S1399004714006427