# Difference between revisions of "Sohncke groups"

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− | '''Sohncke groups''' are called the 65 three-dimensional space groups containing only operations of the first kind (rotations, rototranslations, translations). It is very generally accepted that enantiomerically-pure compounds (e.g. proteins) crystallise in these groups. | + | '''Sohncke groups''' are called the 65 three-dimensional space groups containing only operations of the first kind (rotations, rototranslations, translations). It is very generally accepted that enantiomerically-pure compounds (e.g. proteins) crystallise in these groups. The term comes from Leonhard Sohncke (Halle, 22 February 1842 – München, 1 November 1897), German mathematician. |

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[[Category:Biological crystallography]] | [[Category:Biological crystallography]] |

## Revision as of 11:45, 23 July 2014

Groupes de Sohncke (*Fr*), Gruppi di Sohncke (*It*).

**Sohncke groups** are called the 65 three-dimensional space groups containing only operations of the first kind (rotations, rototranslations, translations). It is very generally accepted that enantiomerically-pure compounds (e.g. proteins) crystallise in these groups. The term comes from Leonhard Sohncke (Halle, 22 February 1842 – München, 1 November 1897), German mathematician.