One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a solid) possessing crystalline character to some degree.
- ‘The initial hydrolytic attack on the intact, semi-crystalline starch granule is thought to be via endoamylases.’
- ‘Quasicrystals are metal alloys that have a strange semi-crystalline five-fold symmetry that never quite repeats itself.’
- ‘These two molecules are assembled together to form a semi-crystalline starch granule.’
- ‘Water is an uncharged small molecule that readily penetrates lipid monolayers, biological membranes and semi-crystalline aliphatic polymers like polyethylene.’
- ‘For example, it is not clear whether the major membrane protein complexes are locked into a semi-crystalline array, or whether they are freely mobile and interact transiently by collision, as is more normal in biological systems.’
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