catenation


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catenation

[‚kat·ən′ā·shən]
(chemistry)
Formation of a chain structure by the bonding of atoms of the same element, for example, carbon in the hydrocarbons.
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To determine the exact phylogenetic relationship of the new isolate within the genus Bartonella, we analyzed an alignment that contained the sequences of 3 important phylogenetic markers, ribonuclease P RNA (RNase P RNA), 16S rDNA, and 23S rDNA, merged by catenation and organized by secondary structure elements, as described (5).
On a single SoC, Datamapper combines the following major functions: a layer two processing engine and traffic manager; SONET PHY; framer; mapper; cross connect; data engine; virtual con catenation (VC); generic framing procedure-framed and transparent (GFP-F/T); media access controller (MAC); SPI-3 bus for connectivity to a co-processor; and high-speed SerDes (serializer/deserializer).
The variety in the catenation pattern of the polymer backbones caused by the 2,2'-disubstituted biphenyl moieties may also contribute to solubility, resulted from the nonlinear and asymmetric functionality.