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tetramer

[′te·trə·mər]
(organic chemistry)
A polymer that results from the union of four identical monomers; for example, the tetramer C8H8 forms from union of four molecules of C2H2.
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A different approach for the characterization of type II NKT cells relies in the use of CD1d tetramers loaded with lipid antigens.
The monomer structure in the AQP1 tetramer has a right-handed helical bundle and two short helices, HB and HE, whose N-terminal sides face each other, especially the proline residues of the two asparagine-proline-alanine (NPA) sequences, which are almost perfectly conserved in AQP family proteins, called the NPA motif (Fig.
First, the conformational change stabilizes the hemoglobin tetramer in the deoxy state (9), thus reducing the oxygen affinity and causing cyanosis.
The ration of dimer to tetramer is approximately 20:1.
Bushnell and the URMC Flow Cytometry Core, and the staff at the NIAID Tetramer Core Facility.
Keywords: Metal-organic complex; Alizarin Yellow R; Crystal structure; Recrystallization; tetramer.
Thalassemia major (TM) is an inherited blood disorder which is characterized by reduced synthesis of one or more of the globins that form the hemoglobin tetramer.
Also methaemoglobin is not just incapable of binding oxygen, the oxidation of one or more of the heme iron atoms in the tetramer distort the tetramers structure (Ajamar et al.
This single-amino-acid change is enough to cause the separation of the faster-migrating hemoglobin A tetramer from the slower hemoglobin S tetramer when migrating from the cathode on an electrophoresis gel.
However, the molecular mass of POL measured by gel filtration predicted a protein with 48 kDa (data not shown), suggesting that the purified lectin was a tetramer of four 11.
Antitestosterone antibody protein (spots 7, 8, 9) and VI 1a protein (spots 10) are also present higher level in colostrum whey than that in the milk whey, which are IgG light chain and can associate with any of IgG heavy chains to form a tetramer which has immune function.