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multimer

A molecular aggregate held together by noncovalent bonds.
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Involvement of large plasma von Willebrand factor (vWF) multimers and unusually large vWF forms derived from endothelial cells in shear stress-induced platelet aggregation.
Abnormally increased affinity between this receptor and ligand results in spontaneous binding of high molecular weight multimers (HMWM) of vWF to platelets.
These ULvWF multimers are cleaved into a series of smaller vWF proteins by the enzyme vWF-cleaving protease (vWF-CP).
To clarify the diagnostic role of VWF:CB, we compared the VWF multimer distribution with VWF:CB for a population of healthy controls and individuals with VWD who were enrolled in the Zimmerman Program for the Molecular and Clinical Biology of VWD (Zimmerman Program).
Plasma samples were subjected to SDS-PAGE for non-reducing and non-heat-denaturing conditions in order to estimate plasma adiponectin multimer levels as reported by Waki et al.
The reduction of large von Willebrand factor multimers in plasma in essential thrombocythaemia is related to the platelet count.
When secreted from storage organelles of activated endothelial cells, VWF appears in the form of ultra-large VWF multimers (ULVWF).
Impaired multimerization of human adiponectin mutants associated with diabetes: molecular structure and multimer formation of adiponectin.
Increasing total adiponectin monomer secreted from adipocyte probably enhances the HMW multimer formation because it is also increased on serum adiponectin concentrations measured by ELISA kit, while the further investigation on the effects of HADs on HMW multimers formation is also necessary for further physiological discussion.
Abnormalities in vWF activity, most often related to abnormal concentration or multimer distribution, are the incident cause of the group of coagulopathies known as von Willebrand disease (vWD) (1, 2).
March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Altor BioScience Corporation today announced the introduction of first-in-class Soluble T-cell Antigen Receptor (STAR(TM)) Multimer reagents that enable accurate measurement of tumor and viral peptide antigen presentation on diseased cells and tissues.
Selective purification and characterization of adiponectin multimer species from human plasma.