from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A crystal, often a large-molecule crystal, having two or more distinct molecular components within the crystal lattice.
D. Kornberg, Science 292, p. 1876-1882 (2001) ● Structural basis of transcription: An RNA polymerase II – TFIIB cocrystal at 4.5 angstroms, by D.A. Bushnell, K.
We determined how the small molecule bound to pirin by solving the cocrystal structure.
The cocrystal structure of the c-di-GMP responsive GEMM riboswitch upstream of the tfoX gene of Vibrio cholerae reveals the second messenger binding the RNA at a three-helix junction.