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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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Notably, coexpression of wild-type TRPA1 with the double mutant of Cys633 and Cys856 nearly abolished hyperoxia-induced but enhanced 2-APB-induced responses, raising the possibility that the hyperoxia response of TRPA1 channels requires all four subunit proteins of tetrameric channel complexes2), (96) to carry oxidizable Cys633 and/or Cys856.
containing a tetrameric antibody complex that recognizes both the CD66b antigen and the dextran of iron-coated nanoparticles.
Thus it is possible that disassociation of the tetrameric TNXI may result in a mixture of dimers a minority of which are inactive or unstable (Hess et al.
Tetrameric structures were found; they consist of two or three 2,5-dimethylresorcinol and two or one 5-methylresorcinol moieties, respectively.
TH01, also known as TC11, is a tetrameric STR locus located in the first intron of the tyrosine hydroxylase (TH) gene.
Structural basis of specificity in tetrameric Kluyveromyces lactis beta-galactosidase.
Insulin starts its action by binding its receptor with endogenous tyrosine kinase activity, formed by a tetrameric transmembrane protein, consisting of two [alfa]-and two [beta]-subunits.
Once on the membrane, C5b-7 binds C8 and forms a tetrameric C5b-8 complex.
Additionally, the binding of CO to hemoglobin to form carboxyhemoglobin (HbCO) causes conformational changes to hemoglobin's tetrameric structure, thereby increasing the affinity of the remaining heme groups for 02.
To provide higher resolution, the tetrameric tandem amino acid repeat sequences within central variable region (CVR) of the B602L gene were analyzed (57,10).
1991, "DNA typing and genetic mapping with trimeric and tetrameric tandem repeats," Am.