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heteromerous

[¦hed·ə¦räm·ə·rəs]
(botany)
Of a flower, having one or more whorls made up of a different number of members than the remaining whorls.
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Mammalian nAChRs contain five subunits divided into the alpha ([alpha]2-[alpha]7, [alpha]9, and [alpha]10) and beta ([beta]2-[beta]4) subfamilies, which assemble into both heteromeric and homomeric pentamers [190].
IL-33 signals via a heteromeric receptor that consists of ST2L (or ST2) and IL-1R accessory protein (IL-1RAcP) [16].
Cutting edge: interleukin 17 signals through a heteromeric receptor complex.
TRPV4, TRPC1, and TRPP2 assemble to form a flow-sensitive heteromeric channel.
Histone methyltransferases g9a and glp form heteromeric complexes and are both crucial for methylation of euchromatin at h3-k9.
Smith, "A heteromeric protein that binds to a meiotic homologous recombination hot spot: correlation of binding and hot spot activity," Genes and Development, vol.
If part of the heteromeric complex is activated, it will manipulate the receptor binding properties of the same complex [59].
PII can regulate ACCase activity by interacting with BCCP subunits of heteromeric HtACCase (Feria Bourrellier et al., 2010), which was regulated by WRI1 (Baud et al., 2010).
In addition, SPP1 can bind to heteromeric integrin [alpha]v[beta]6 (Erikson et al.
These receptors are heteromeric protein complexes composed of multiple subunits that are arranged to form ligand-gated ion channels.
"We believe the table provides a useful visual tool for connecting heteromeric topologies to each other and to their homomeric equivalents," Ahnert said.