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Re: [ccp4bb]: a question on crystallization

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On Fri, 29 Dec 2000, Masato Kikkawa wrote:

> Sometimes, I can find 'oil drops' in the
> hanging drops.

you are seeing a separation into 2 liquid phases. you could try adding
organic additives to reunite the phases. (detergents, SDS, MPD,
hexanediol, dioxane, etc, typically at 0.1 - 5.0%)

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