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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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The HVs of the oligomeric products increased significantly as the reaction time was increased in all cases.
Serum cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (sCOMP) is elevated in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Broad selection of hindered amine light stabilizers from monomeric, oligomeric, to pho-tereactive include Hostavin N20 and N24 monomeric HALS for polyolefins.
8-fold higher concentrations of urinary deoxypyridinoline, serum RatLaps and serum cartilage oligomeric matrix protein than did control non-immunized mice (Fig.
Serum or plasma cartilage oligomeric matrix protein concentration as a diagnostic marker in pseudoachon-droplasia: Differential diagnosis of a family.
Hawthorn extracts rich in oligomeric procyanidins have multiple direct actions on the heart before, during, and even after an ischemic event.
The conserved oligomeric Golgi (COG) complex is involved in the control of the intracellular trafficking and stability of Golgi-associated glycosylation enzymes.
Major Finding: At 6 months after bariatric surgery, patients had a 20% drop from baseline BMI and their average serum level of procollagen type II N-terminal propeptide (PIIANP), a marker of cartilage synthesis, had risen 32%, while their average serum level of cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (COMP) had decreased by 36%.
In contrast to proteins which usually exist in one of two incompatible conformations associated with water-soluble and integral membrane proteins, PFTs show dimorphism in existing initially as water-soluble monomers and terminally as [beta]-barrel transmembrane oligomeric pores in the functionally active stage.
We sought to develop a product that would overcome these limitations and began designing and synthesizing an oligomeric silane.
It contains oligomeric pranthocyanidins (OPC), flavonoids, and polyphenols which are well known for antioxidant activity.
Grape Seed is an excellent source of many powerful antioxidants such as oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPCs), vitamin E, flavonoids, linoleic acid, and resveratrol.