chiral crystal

chi·ral crys·tal

an enantiomorphic, dysymmetric, optically active crystal.
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Different proteins will be utilized for the fabrication of two different chiral templates: (i) helical one dimensional aggregates and (ii) chiral crystals.
Living organisms might use such a mechanism to create chiral crystals, such as those that aggregate into shells, the researchers propose.