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Rob Thorne Patents New Tools for Protein Crystallization

Prof of physics Rob Thorne stepped in to remedy these issues by creating new plates and tools for this work.  His patent was reported in the December 2012 issue ofScientific American.  Thorne’s new tools have curvature which makes them thin yet strong and his plates replace wells with micropatterned film.

For more information from Scientific American, click here.

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