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crystallography

 [kris″tah-log´rah-fe]
the science dealing with the study of crystals.
x-ray crystallography the determination of the three-dimensional structure of molecules by means of diffraction patterns produced by x-rays of crystals of the molecules.

crys·tal·log·ra·phy

(kris'tăl-log'ră-fē),
The study of the shape and atomic structure of crystals.

crystallography

(kris″tă-log′ră-fē) [ crystal + -graphy]
The study of crystals. It is useful, for example, in examining complex molecules (e.g., DNA) or the components of kidney stones.
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While at Cambridge, she used X-ray crystallography to determine the structures of organic molecules, which helped her understand how living organisms functioned.
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Finally, "Crystallography." The year 2014 marks the centenary of modern crystallography, or why scientists have been able to figure out biological and chemical structures.
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UPDATE: Dubbed the international year of crystallography, 2014 marks the centennial of X-ray diffraction--a technique that over the last few decades has led to discoveries such as the structures of key cellular proteins and the composition of soil on Mars.
Scientists from a wide variety of disciplines are employing X-ray crystallography.
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