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5: Avoidance of Crystallization in Biological Systems

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    7806
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    Learning Objectives

    • Understand how nucleation and crystallization occur.
    • Be aware of the reasons why crystallization in the cells of living systems is usually fatal.
    • Appreciate the importance of sugars as solutes in the cellular liquid.
    • Understand the ways in which some living systems avoid crystal formation.


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