oligomerization


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o·li·go·mer·i·za·tion

(ol'i-gō-mĕr-ī-zā'shŭn)
Formation of oligomers from larger or smaller molecules.
Synonym(s): oligomerisation.
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Cocoa extracts reduce oligomerization of amyloid-beta: implications for cognitive improvement in Alzheimer's disease.
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