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The ultimate puzzle decoder; X-rays: conjuring protein crystals
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The ultimate puzzle decoder; X-rays: conjuring protein crystals

Historical outline Imagine being a professor working with blood in a cold winter. This was the case of professor Hünefeld when he accidentally observed the very first protein crystals of haemoglobin at Leipzig University, Germany. His discovery in the year 1840 set up the foundation to develop X-ray crystallography. However, this process was not as … Continue reading