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also crys·tal·ize  (krĭs′tə-līz′)
v. crys·tal·lized, crys·tal·liz·ing, crys·tal·liz·es also crys·tal·ized or crys·tal·iz·ing or crys·tal·iz·es
1. To cause to form crystals or assume a crystalline structure.
2. To give a definite, precise, and usually permanent form to: The scientists finally crystallized their ideas about the role of the protein.
3. To coat with crystals, as of sugar.
1. To assume a crystalline form.
2. To take on a definite, precise, and usually permanent form.

crys′tal·liz′a·ble adj.
crys′tal·li·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
crys′tal·liz′er n.
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Tanaka and Nishi [15] were the first to report the existence of coupling between crystallization and demixing in crystallizable blends with such kind of phase diagram.
E17) Effect of time history on crack growth of crystallizable and non-crystallizable rubbers.
Building on the work of his colleagues, Wilfred Sweeny, found a way to make a high molecular weight product that could be spun into a tough crystallizable fiber (later named NomexA) that possessed outstanding thermal- and flame-resistant properties.
Based on the difference in the amino acid sequence in the fragment crystallizable (Fc) region of the antibody heavy chain, they can be categorized into the following isotypes: IgA, IgD, IgE, IgG, and IgM.
0] are the equilibrium melting points of the blend and the crystallizable component in the pure state; R is the gas constant; [DELTA]H is the heat of fusion per mole of repeat unit; 1/ is the molar volume of the respective component; [[phi].
Thus, the mechanism of immune-complex reaction, in which drug-dependent antibodies (such as in heparin-induced thrombocytopenia), react with platelets via their fragment crystallizable (Fc) domains, could be excluded since the patient had no thrombotic events (12).
23) Compared to a crystallizable homopolymer, the introduction of comonomer units into the polymer backbone reduces melting point and crystallizability because the comonomer units essentially act as impurities at the crystal growth front if they are not isomorphic with the crystallizable units.
RF can bind to the fragment crystallizable portion of IgG, and is mainly detected in serum and joint fluid as an antibody of contravariance.
5 times greater than the first molecular weight; wherein the polymer has a first phase having a first glass transition temperature at which the polymer is transformable between a first shape and a second shape; wherein the second crosslinking agent is crystallizable within the polymer and thereby has a melting temperature that is detectable within the polymer; wherein the polyether backbone includes ethylene oxide and propylene oxide.
First, to combine well-defined dendrons with crystallizable linear blocks such as metal-containing polyferrocenylsilane (PFS) and crystalline biodegradable organic blocks such as polycaprolactone (PCL) and polylactide (PLA) to yield linear-dendritic BCPs to further advance fundamental knowledge by studying their self-assembly behavior.
Chemists and biotechnology researchers explore Fc-fusion proteins, a type of engineered polypeptide that includes the crystallizable fragment domain of an antibody, and resemble antibodies so closely that they are used in pharmaceuticals and other applications.
21) In one promising study on mice, which were vaccinated with a recombinant protein containing RBD of MERS-CoV fused with fragment crystallizable region (Fc) of human IgG, it was shown that administering this vaccine intranasally had induced a strong systemic neutralizing antibody and high local mucosal immune responses.