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crystal form

[¦krist·əl ′fȯrm]
(crystallography)
A collection of crystal faces generated by operating on a single face with a subgroup of the symmetry elements of the crystal class.
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LCBPP Crystallization Samples Preparation and Crystal Form Characterization
The mineral would get a name and even the crystal forms could be listed by names.
Many fats and waxes crystallise in a crystal form we call beta-prime.
Generation features deep and slightly exaggerated cut patterns with varied but complementary cuts on contemporary crystal forms.
This structure led to one of the first detailed structural comparison of two high-resolution structures of bovine pancreatic trypsin inhibitor determined from two distinct crystal forms (27).
The ligand-free structures reported here are in two different crystal forms, monoclinic and tetragonal systems.
The company will combine this technology with a robotic crystallization system that uses nanovolume samples, and will develop protocols for high-throughput crystallization and screening for optimal crystal forms.
The relative amount of different crystal forms present in these samples was determined from the X-ray diffraction profiles.
The fluctuations also correlate with periods when certain salts precipitated out of the oceans and when mineral-making animals, such as sponges and corals, switched between the production of two crystal forms of calcium carbonate.
With surgeon's accuracy, she took a sharp knife and removed skin from a raw chicken, sewing the skins into prophylactics that she placed on top of two Baccarat crystal forms that resembled circumcised penises.
Predominantly dodecahedral followed by octahedral crystal forms as whole crystals and fragments, were observed.