oligomer

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oligomer

[ə′lig·ə·mər]
(organic chemistry)
A molecule made up of a relatively small number of monomer units.
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3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-y1)-2,5-diphenyl tetrazoliumbromide; Oct-1, octamer transcription factor 1; SA-P-Gal.
2] histone octamer with histone H1 bound on the outside1.
The nucleosome is composed of an octamer containing a H3/H4 tetramer and two H2A/H2B dimers, surrounded by approximately 146 base pairs of DNA.
The obtained energy band gap for the octamer is very close to those of polythiophene as measured experimentally.
The active PVL toxin is an octamer made up of four each, alternating, F and S subunits, arranged in ring-form (Fig.
High-foaming samples did not show prominent bands of beta-1g octamer or protein aggregates.
Thirteen reference bermudagrass cultivars (labeled A through M; Table 1) were typed with 11 arbitrary octamer primers (Table 2).
The protein structure, called the histone octamer, organizes DNA into supercoils to keep genes compact and untangled.
Briefly, octamer binding proteins with "mini-extracts" was prepared from a small number of cells.
Two micrograms of DNaseI-treated RNA was reverse transcribed by using Superscript II (Invitrogen, Carlsbad, CA, USA) and random octamer primers with an arbitrary specific anchor sequence as described previously (9).
ATP] channel present in the pancreatic [beta] cells is an octamer composed of four subunits of sulphonylurea receptor (SUR1) and four subunits of inwardly rectifying potassium channel ([K.