Crysnet a crystallographic computing network with interactive graphics display
More than the simple study of crystals, modern crystallography can be defined as the study of the structure of crystalline matter at or near atomic resolution by means of diffraction of X-rays, neutrons or electrons (15). As a science, crystallography throbs with relevancy (8). Crystallography settled the debate over the chemical form of NaCl (1914), served as a basis for the understanding of the chemical bond (1938), and more recently ushered in the now widely popular field of molecular biology (1953). Within the past 10 years the number of small compounds under study has risen to a current level of about 2,000 reports per year, and equally important, the number, size, and variety of macromolecules under investigation is steadily increasing.
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