nondiffracting crystals?

Lluis Boque lb8b at node5.unix.Virginia.EDU
Fri Aug 28 09:27:32 EST 1998


On 25 Aug 1998, Ng wrote:

>      I have some pretty crystals that don't diffract.  What is
> the conventional wisdom regarding such crystals?  Should I attempt
> to further refine the crystallization conditions or should I test
> completely different conditions in hopes of new crystal forms?
> 
> 
> -- 
> Ho Leung Ng
> holeung at ucla.edu
> 
> 

Try everything.

1/ 'Refine' crystals, using additives, etc. Doesn't look very promising,
thouh.

2/ Try different conditions.

3/ Check the protein. Is it pure, stable, homogeneus... ? 

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