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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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China Clean Energy uses oil waste generated from the manufacturing of vegetable oils to produce biodiesel and specialty chemicals, such as Dimer Acid, a chemical used in the production of resins, lubricants, coatings and corrosion-resistant agents.
This study, and earlier work by the same team, demonstrates that procyanidin B dimers in red wine could be used as chemopreventive agents against breast cancer by inhibiting the conversion of androgens to estrogens in breast tissue.
Cro binds to its operator DNA as a dimer at nanomolar concentrations but is mostly monomeric in the absence of DNA.
If you have a dimer that has two atoms on it, then the neighboring dimer which has no atoms on it actually gets constrained .
The three basic reactions, as briefly mentioned in the Introduction, are coupled with the ring-opening and polyaddition reaction of cyclic dimer to form a complete reaction system.
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In follow-up experiments, the research team examined how B9 accomplished this and found that it could prevent two Nef molecules from interacting to form dimers as effectively as a mutation in a critical area of the protein surface.