The scattering of X-rays by the regularly spaced atoms of a crystal, useful in obtaining information about the structure of the crystal.
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- The pattern of X-ray diffraction reveals the three-dimensional structure of the protein.
- All crystals were prepared and X-ray diffraction data collected at 110 K as described.
- So far, a number of AAMYs from different species have been crystallized and analyzed by X-ray diffraction.