Ukrainian Journal of Physical Optics 

Number  3, Volume 6,  2005

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Growth of Lysozyme Crystals in Flat Cells Between Specially Treated Substrates 
1Teslyuk I.M., 1Nastishin Yu.A., 2Boiko O.P., 2Nazarenko V.G., 1Vlokh R.O.

1Institute of Physical Optics, 23 Dragomanov St., 79005 Lviv, Ukraine
2Institute of Physics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Nauky Ave., Kyiv, Ukraine

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It has been shown that electrical properties of flat glass substrates affect the conditions of growth of biological lysozyme (LZ) crystals. It follows from our results that negatively charged substrates, including the untreated precleaned glasses, absorb selectively the ionic LZ residues and so they are applicable for the growth of biocrystals in flat cells. The largest LZ crystals obtained by us have the size of 0.7 mm.

PACS: 81.10.Dn

Key words: biological crystals, lysozyme

doi 10.3116/16091833/6/3/94/2005

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