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Crystallography

A down-to-Earth approach

In seeking out ideal conditions for growing protein crystals, solutions have increasingly been found in the low-gravity conditions of space. But answers might be lurking in fields closer to home.

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Helliwell, J., Chayen, N. A down-to-Earth approach. Nature 448, 658–659 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1038/448658a

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