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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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In this work, we successfully employed microparticles of the mechanophore dimeric 9-anthracene carboxylic acid (Di-AC) in a thermoset polyurethane matrix to study their application as universal stress-sensing fillers in network thermoset polymer matrix composites.
Maertz A, Thomas H, Power N, Deakyne C, Atwood J (2010) Dimeric nanocapsule induces conformational change.
Analysis of the samples showed that the reaction product marked later X dimeric rq was accumulated first and converted to another product marked X dimeric qq.
Maternal serum dimeric inhibin A in second-trimester Down's syndrome pregnancies.
Polymeric Ig receptor (pIgR) present on mucosal epithelial cells can bind to dimeric IgA and pentameric IgM.
Moreover, it is reported the presence of a cationic dimeric protein with high molecular weight in Moringa oleifera, which destabilizes the particles contained in the water and flocculates the colloids through a process of neutralization and adsorption followed by sedimentation (NDABIGENGESERE et al.
Furthermore, the dihydrochalcone aglycone phloretin and the dimeric flavan-3-ol procyanidin B(1 )significantly inhibited proinflammatory gene expression and repressed NF-kappaB-, IP-10-, IL-8-promoter-, and STAT1-dependent signal transduction in a dose-dependent manner.
AMH, also known as Mullerianinhibiting substance, is a dimeric glycoprotein.
Scytonemin is a novel dimeric molecule of indolic and phenolic subunits with a molecular weight of 544g/mol It is a photestable molecule with broad-spectrum absorption encompassing the entire region from 325-425 with a max of 375nm
Very recently Wechtersbach demonstrated that the dimeric form, when dissolved in pure water (as in the Furuya experiment), produces a solution that contains substantial proportions of various DHAA dimers in addition to the naturally occurring monomer.
The dimer is heated until it sublimates directly to a vapor, and then it is heated further in order to break the dimeric vapor into a monomeric vapor.