cage compound


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cage compound

[¦kāj ¦käm‚pau̇nd]
(biology)
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Patent 8,664,629 (March 4, 2014), "Boron Cage Compound Materials and Composites for Shielding and Absorbing Neutrons," Daniel E.
An example of a biological engineering project focused at the cellular and molecular levels, the LSU team chemically blocks DNA by attaching photosensitive cage compounds that can be subsequently activated with light to control DNA function.
This work is focused on water-soluble organic cage compounds as hosts, including cyclodextrins, cucurbituril, and calixarenes.