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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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We used sample X (Table 1) for the isolation of the primary reaction product marked X dimeric rq, lane 3.
produces more cyclic dimeric GMP and triggers motor-brake engagement.
The subunits are related by two-fold symmetry in all dimeric GSTs, and intersubunit interactions occur between domain I of one subunit and domain II of its partner.
A dimeric naphthoquinone diospyrin from Diospyros montana (Ebenaceae) was found to be active against Leishmania donovani (Ardley 1996).
An isotonic, aqueous solution containing iodixanol, a non-ionic, dimeric contrast medium, available in three strengths containing either 150 mg, 270 mg or 320 mg iodine per ml.
Up to our research efforts, the shortcoming was the unreliable synthesis published in the literature which afforded a dimeric species more often than the desired complex.
The University of Rouen in France has reported that their laboratory has completed an enzymatic study on the dimeric compound of synthetic AFGP, which resulted in zero degradation.
A molecular dynamics investigation of mono- and dimeric states of the outer membrane enzyme OMPLA.
After his retirement from Uniroyal he continued as an Adjunct Professor of Chemistry at the University of Waterloo where the structure of the dimeric benzylisoquinoline concentrine, the most novel and complex alkaloid he had isolated at NRC, was finally settled 38 years later, in 1970.
Binding of a Fluorescent Ligand to Dimeric Bovine Phenol Sulfotransferase (bSULT1A1) is Biphasic, pH-, and Temperature Dependent.
All the plants presented the dimeric phloroglucinol 8.
Polymerization rate increases rapidly with increasing monomer concentration because of the formation of dimeric structures of two cationic monomers.