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cross-link

 [kros´link″]
a bond formed between polymer chains, either between different chains or between different parts of the same chain.

cross-link

(kros'lingk),
A covalent linkage between two polymers or between two different regions of the same polymer.

cross-link

(kros´link″) a covalent bond formed between polymer chains, either within or across chains.

cross-link

(krôs′lĭngk′, krŏs′-)
n.
A chemical bond formed between adjacent chains of a complex molecule such as a polymer.
v. cross-linked, cross-linking, cross-links
v.tr.
To join (adjacent chains of a complex molecule) with cross-links.
v.intr.
To form cross-links.

cross-link

[kros′link′]
a bond formed between polymer chains, either between different chains or between different parts of the same chain.
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Spoerl E, Huhle M, Seiler T (1998) Induction of cross-links in corneal tissue.
Results prove that Eminent Spine's pedicle screw system and cross-link are devices that can be safely implanted and are safe and effective.
We have successfully constructed DNA duplexes containing interstrand alkyl cross-links between the O6 atoms of 2'-deoxyguanosines and have shown that a repair protein is able to repair the duplex when the alkyl chain is 7 carbons long but not when the length is reduced to 4.
Thus, UV irradiation of the sample caused the capture probe to become covalently linked to the target via cross-links that were formed between one or both of the stems at the junctions of the capture and flanking probes and by the cross-links that formed between the flanking probes and the target DNA.
Cross-linking reinforces the collagen structure by introducing intra- and inter-molecular cross-links between collagen molecules.
Comparison of the concentrations of free forms of cross-links measured with the Cross Links with the mean of duplicate results of the Pyrilinks-D kit in 35 urine samples yielded: ELISA = 0.
S-, thus giving higher cross-link density, less interphasial crosslinking and less molecular chain mobility.
The amount of solution used to cross-link each sample was 20 ml.
The following chemicals were used to cross-link the biomaterials: Glutaraldehye (GA): [[C.
Iron and copper can also catalyze reactions that trigger strong cross-link formation.
The juice also makes polymer molecules separate from the rest of the latex liquid, allowing them to cross-link more readily.