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dimer

 
1. a compound formed by combination of two identical simpler molecules.
2. a capsomer having two structural subunits.
D-dimer a fragment of fibrin that is formed as a result of fibrin degradation. A positive test for its presence in the blood is suggestive of conditions such as thrombotic disease, sickle cell crisis, malignancy, disseminated intravascular coagulation, or recent surgery.

di·mer

(dī'mĕr),
A compound or unit produced by the combination of two like molecules; in the strictest sense, this occurs without the loss of atoms (thus, nitrogen tetroxide, N2O4, is the dimer of nitrogen dioxide, NO2), but usually by elimination of H2O or a similar small molecule between the two (for example, a disaccharide), or by simple noncovalent association (as of two identical protein molecules); higher orders of complexity are called trimers, tetramers, oligomers, and polymers.
[G. di-, two, + -mer]

dimer

/di·mer/ (di´mer)
1. a compound formed by combination of two identical molecules.
2. a capsomer having two structural subunits.

dimer

[dī′mər]
Etymology: Gk, di, twice, meros, parts
a compound formed by the union of two radicals or two molecules of a single simpler compound.

di·mer

(dī'mĕr)
A compound or unit produced by the combination of two like molecules; in the strictest sense, without loss of atoms (thus nitrogen tetroxide, N2O4, is the dimer of nitrogen dioxide, NO2), but usually by elimination of H2O or a similar small molecule between the two (e.g., a disaccharide), or by simple noncovalent association (as of two identical protein molecules); higher orders of complexity are called trimers, tetramers, oligomers, and polymers.
[G. di-, two, + -mer]

dimer

a molecule made by the joining of two molecules of the same kind, i.e. two MONOMERS. Ultraviolet light can induce THYMINE DIMERS in DNA.

dimer

chemical compound formed by the union of two identical molecules.
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Cesitli alkil keten dimer (AKD) uygulama alanlarina bir bakis acisi
SV-AUC is a powerful technique that can quantify and resolve oligomeric states of proteins: Figure 1 clearly indicates the presence of sedimenting species and the sedimentation coefficient and estimated molecular weight (330kDa) correlated well with the presence of dimers of bovine IgG in formulation A.
Certain local rearrangements of [GAMMA] preserve the dimer measure [[mu].
High concentrations of procyanidin B dimers had already been found in grape seeds.
Scientists had known that silicon dimers lie flat if two other atoms bond to them.
Swinholide A is a microfilament disrupting marine toxin that stabilizes actin dimers and severs actin filaments.
In addition, the effects of temperature and sample dimensions on the monomer and dimer production from natural rubber have been documented by Groves et al.
The particular combinations of EGFR dimers present in the cancer are believed to be a significant factor in determining the efficacy of drugs in treating the cancer.
The patient having D dimers value more and less than 500 ug/L were considered as positive and negative cases respectively.
The method targets uronic acid-hexosamine dimers produced by methanolysis of the GAGs and uses isotopelabeled dimers derived from DS, HS, and CS as pseudo-internal standards.
With the knowledge of the importance dimers such as 4 and 5 have on the accelerating effect of [La.