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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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1], it is possible to infer the force constant for the hydrogen bond in the water dimer [11-12].
The Dimer Acid will be supplied between December 2006 and March 2007.
Eng of the Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope have identified a class of compounds called procyanidin B dimers as the most abundant aromatase inhibitors in red wine, suggesting that these compounds may be responsible for red wine's observed chemo-preventive effect against breast cancer.
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 dimer is first vaporized at approximately 150 [degrees] C.
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