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Appearances can be deceiving.

Tutorial 1

Beauty is only skin deep as the saying goes.

Types of precipitates

Tutorial 2
How do you tell a good precipitate from a bad one?

Gels, spherulites, phase separations

Tutorial 3

Many types of solid phases of protein can occur in the drops.

Crystals with problems

Tutorial 4
Here are some of the problems that occur.


Tutorial 5
Seeding is a powerful optimization tool and my personal favorite.

Ostwald ripening

Tutorial 6
Crystals can sometimes grow from a precipitate.


Tutorial 7
When it comes to optimization, there are many options.


Tutorial 8
Recognize things that don’t belong in your drops.

UV images

Tutorial 9
New material on its way here. Come back next week.

Clear drops

Tutorial 10
When is nothing something?


Tutorial 11

Here are some beautiful crystals to look at.

Take the quiz: How well can you identify drop phenomena?

This powerpoint quiz will take you about 10 minutes.

Terese Bergfors

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