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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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There was no significant difference between two oxidoreductase systems in terms of dimeric structure improvement of BMP-2.
Interestingly, the fastest band of H1-K03 represents a dimeric conformer, while the slowest and middle bands correspond to high-ordered structures.
These results imply that CTDs are important for the stabilization of the dimeric state, and thus TMD movement for zinc transport may occur without substantial CTD conformational changes.
The Bacillus secretory expression system was successfully employed for the extracellular secretion of rhBMP2 in dimeric biologically active form.
Gomez-Forneas et al., "Self-assembly of dimeric Mn(III)-Schiff-base complexes tuned by perchlorate anions," European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, no.
A dimeric structure generated by the self-assembling via hydrogen bonding was determined throughout the solid-state crystallographic studies.
This dimeric opioid peptide also induced neuroprotective action on neurons in rat organotypic hippocampal cultures, which was abolished by naltrexone [62].
Recently chronic suppurative otitis media has been classified into the following types; active mucosal, inactive mucosal, active squamous, inactive squamous and healed (dimeric, tympanosclerosis etc).
The latter at 1880 [cm.sup.-1] represents isolated iron species, which could be assigned to monomeric or dimeric iron [10].
Evaluating the activity of the molecular structure of cinnamtannin B-l by structural unit found that a dimeric structure in which two cate-chin are bound at a specific site is important for promoting the mobilization of MSC.