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dimer

Chem
a. a molecule composed of two identical simpler molecules (monomers)
b. a compound consisting of dimers

dimer

[′dī·mər]
(chemistry)
A molecule that results from a chemical combination of two entities of the same species, for example, the chlorine molecule (Cl2) or cyanogen (NCCN).
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The biological importance of HER2 lies in the fact that when overexpressed it has the potential for spontaneous homodimeric as well as ligand-dependent or ligand-independent heterodimeric coreceptor complex formation.
These antibodies are more specific for hCG than for hLH, as are some antibodies that recognize conformation-dependent epitopes on the heterodimeric hCG molecule (10).
Disulfide-linked heterodimeric clusterin is a component of the chicken eggshell matrix and egg white.
Adipocyte-specific transcription factor ARF6 is a heterodimeric complex of two nuclear hormone receptors, PPAR[gamma] and RXR[alpha].
Class I consists of the heterodimeric subunits p85 and p110, both of which have been found to be mutated in CRC (reviewed in 5).
2001, "Isolation of a novel thermolabile heterodimeric ribonuclease with antiproliferative activities from roots of the sachi ginseng Panaxnotoginseng".
HIF-1[alpha] is a heterodimeric transcription factor composed of a strictly regulated [alpha] subunit and a constitutive [beta] subunit (HIF-11[beta]/ also called ARNT i.
Similar to natural antibodies, heterodimeric antibodies retain long serum half-lives and the ability to induce effector function.
Concerted multi-pronged attack by calpastatin to occlude the catalytic cleft of heterodimeric calpains.
Calcineurin (Cn) [3], a heterodimeric serine/threonine phosphatase enzyme, is the only protein phosphatase dependent on [Ca.