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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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The subgroups include small (41-52 amino acids, 4 disulfide linkages), medium (~70 amino acids, 6 disulfide linkages), large (~84 amino acids, 7 disulfide linkages), homodimeric and heterodimeric disintegrins [16].
NF-Bis a family of transcribing subunits likep50 p52 c-Rel Rel A (p65) and Rel B in its homo and heterodimeric forms.
1) The members of Interleukin (IL)-12 family consisting of heterodimeric cytokines including IL-12 and IL-27, are the most potent antitumor cytokines.
Cell adhesion is mediated by integrins, a class of heterodimeric transmembrane cell receptors that bind selectively to different proteins of the ECM and transduce information to the nucleus through signaling pathways in the cytoplasm [11].
Cui M, Jiang P, Maillet E, Max M, Margolskee RF, et al (2006) The heterodimeric sweet taste receptor has multiple potential ligand binding sites.
Integrins, which consist of an [alpha] and a [beta] subunit, are a family of heterodimeric glycoprotein receptors on the cell surface which mediate and diversify biological communication involving cell adhesion and signal transduction [16].
Huang S, Gao L, Blanchoin L (2006) Heterodimeric Capping Protein from Arabidopsis Is Regulated by Phosphatidic Acid.
Interleukin-27 (IL-27) is a heterodimeric cytokine belonging to the IL-12 family and composed of EBI3 and p28 protein [17].
dependent enzymes: carboxyl-terminal binding protein (CtBP); silent information regulator (Sir2); and the heterodimeric Clock/ NPAS2 transcriptional regulator, whose activities may play a role in ethanol-induced injury.
The result is in agreement with previous findings in which the biological active hBMP-7 was described as homodimeric or heterodimeric forms (3), (30), (31).
A novel heterodimeric cysteine protease is required for interleukin-1 beta processing in monocytes.
Ricin is a ribosome inactivating protein (RIP) consisting of a heterodimeric polypeptide able to inactivate 1500 ribosome per minute, which interrupts protein synthesis and leads to cell death.