Control of nucleation and growth in protein crystal growth

Published on Jul 1, 1988in Journal of Crystal Growth1.573
· DOI :10.1016/0022-0248(88)90300-4
Franz Rosenberger30
Estimated H-index: 30
(UAH: University of Alabama in Huntsville),
Edward J. Meehan16
Estimated H-index: 16
(UAH: University of Alabama in Huntsville)
The potential advantages of nucleation and growth control through temperature, rather than the addition of precipitants or removal of solvent, are discussed. A simple light scattering arrangement for the characterization of nucleation and growth conditions in solutions is described. The temperature dependence of the solubility of low ionic strength lysozyme solutions is applied in preliminary nucleation and growth experiments.
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