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The crystal structure of L-arginine

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Abstract

We report the crystal structure of L-arginine, one of the last remaining natural amino acids for which the crystal structure has never been determined; structure determination was carried out directly from powder X-ray diffraction (XRD) data, exploiting the direct-space genetic algorithm technique for structure solution followed by Rietveld refinement.

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The article was received on 19 Nov 2011, accepted on 09 Jan 2012 and first published on 12 Jan 2012


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC17203H
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2012,48, 2761-2763
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    The crystal structure of L-arginine

    E. Courvoisier, P. A. Williams, G. K. Lim, C. E. Hughes and K. D. M. Harris, Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 2761
    DOI: 10.1039/C2CC17203H

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