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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Phenol stabilizes more helix in a new symmetrical zinc insulin hexamer.
2008) also reported the absorption enhancing effect of chitosan hexamer for FD4, and found that its absorption enhancing effect was almost saturable up to 0.
I place "whole" in quotation marks because, as mentioned above, this isn't truly unbiased; however, note that where bias arises from intrinsic sequence features which inhibit replication, or from not-quite-perfect equality of the amount or priming efficiency of each possible random hexamer, these effects should occur equally in reference and test samples.
The extracted RNA was converted to cDNA using a cDNA synthesis kit (Parstous, Iran) using both oligo(dT) and random hexamer primers (table 1).
Lobsters, like most crustacean arthropods, have hemocyanin that is composed predominately of hexamer and dodecamer aggregates, with small concentrations of 24-mers and 48-mers (Mangum et al.
The RNA was converted to complementary DNA using a complementary DNA synthesis kit (Parstous, Tehran, Iran) with both oligo(dT) and random hexamer primers.
The inversion of proline at position 28 with lysine at position 29 blocks formation of insulin dimer and hexamer and allows larger amount of active monomeric insulin to be available for post-prandial or after meal injections.
Riesling, "Quarzit" Meddersheimer-Rheingrafenberg Weingut Helmut Hexamer Nahe, Germany 2011
Total RNA was extracted from mouse liver with the RNeasy Mini kit (QIAGEN) and subjected to cDNA synthesis with random hexamer primers and M-MLV reverse transcriptase (Invitrogen) according to the manufacturer's instructions.
The native protein was assumed to be hexamer with a molecular mass of approximately 235 kDa based on the results from gel filtration.
While non-coding regions are more (A+T)'s rich, Hexamer frequency is higher in protein coding regions than in non-protein coding regions and is the most discriminative feature between coding and non-coding regions.