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[′krȯs ‚liŋk]
(cell and molecular biology)
A covalent linkage between the complementary strands of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) duplex or between bases of a single strand of DNA.
(organic chemistry)
The covalent bonds between adjacent polymer chains that lock the chains in place.
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It acts as both a photo-sensitizer for the induction of cross-links between collagen fibrils, as well as shielding the underlying tissue from the effects of UVA (Figure 3).
Areas examined for the cross-link included: set screw pop off, set screw stripped, set screw fracture, and cross-link disassembled.
We first prepare interstrand cross-links that mimic what lesion the drug would introduce in the cell between two single strands of DNA via organic synthesis.
Improvement is also attributable to the fact that with the capture-probe/flanking-probe approach, the capture probe needs to cross-link to only one of the two flanking probes for target capture to occur.
Such findings were then expressed in terms of peak ratios, with larger ratios reflecting an increase in the size and maturity of the crystals and an increase in the pyridinoline cross-links in collagen, both of which reflect a deterioration in the quality of the bone matrix, Dr.
cross-link breakers and the glucose lowering series of compounds.
Results on binding energy calculations based on bioinformatics tool for the cross-linking of AA with chitosan and type-I collagen using Auto Dock software proved that chitosan and type-I collagen can cross-link with azelaic acid not only with ionic interaction but also through multiple intermolecular hydrogen bonding.
In addition to Cross-Link wire, Del City has a wide-range of automotive, truck and trailer, marine and RV wire.
The GA and EDC cross-linked BAMG showed minimum SI, which indicated that GA and EDC had the greatest ability to cross-link the biomaterials as was also evident by absence of specified protein bands in the SDSPAGE gel.
5 mL of an organic solvent reagent (R4) to clean up the columns from the previous R3 reagent, cross-links were eluted with 0.
Although no laboratory study has been made, it is speculated that the cross-link density of the revulcanized DVR is actually higher than that of the virgin natural rubber matrix which might contain only a small amount of the DVR material.
Many cross-linking agents have been used to cross-link NBR, such as sulfur, vulcanization accelerator and peroxide.