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tetramer

[′te·trə·mər]
(organic chemistry)
A polymer that results from the union of four identical monomers; for example, the tetramer C8H8 forms from union of four molecules of C2H2.
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Caption: Figure 6: Comparison of the tetrameric structures of Thermus sp.
AG10 is a small molecule that selectively and potently binds to and stabilizes the tetrameric protein transthyretin, preventing its dissociation into disease-causing monomers.
(60) A recent study suggested that inter-subunit disulphide bonds involving Cys553 and Cys558 contribute to the formation of the tetrameric complex of TRPC5.
Native full-length ANGPTL4 (flANGPTL4) is present as dimeric or tetrameric complexes.
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Recent evidence has put this into question; however, data from biochemical studies suggest that a tetrameric conformation of ASICs is also possible [20].
Joao), by negative selection using a Tetrameric Antibody Complexes kit (RosetteSep, StemCell Technologies) as in Almeida et al.
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(c) Tetrameric a-latrotoxin raw images (top row), class averages (middle row), and eigenimages (bottom row).
Biochemical and molecular characterization of an azoreductase from Staphylococcus aureus, a tetrameric NADPH dependent flavoprotein.
Tetrameric repeat units associated with virulence factor phase variation in Haemophilus also occur in Neisseria spp.