macroseeding

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macro- +‎ seeding

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macroseeding ‎(uncountable)

  1. (biochemistry, macromolecular crystallography) The seeding of crystallization using an intact crystal that has already been grown
    • 1998 March 6, Lance Stewart et al., “A Model for the Mechanism of Human Topoisomerase I”, in Science[1], volume 279, number 5356, DOI:10.1126/science.279.5356.1534, pages 1534-1541:
      Repeated cycles of macroseeding were required to obtain crystals of sufficient size for data collection [] .

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