oligomer

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ol·i·go·mer

(ol'i-gō-mĕr),
A polymer containing fewer than 20 repeating units.

oligomer

/ol·i·go·mer/ (ol´ĭ-go-mer) a polymer formed by the combination of relatively few monomers.

oligomer

a molecule consisting of only a small number of MONOMERS.

ol·i·go·mer

(ol'i-gō-mĕr)
A polymer containing fewer than 20 repeating units.

oligomer (əlig´əmər),

n an organic polymer consisting of two or more organic molecules; dimethacrylate (Bis-GMA) and urethane dimethacrylate (UDMA) oligomers are the basis of most common resins.

oligomer

a short polymer.
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Octamer and sox elements are required for transcriptional cis regulation of Nanog gene expression.
3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-y1)-2,5-diphenyl tetrazoliumbromide; Oct-1, octamer transcription factor 1; SA-P-Gal.
The scientists speculate that the DNA helix, coiled like a spring, wraps around the histone octamer and holds the three sections together.
Crimson Pharmaceutical (Hong Kong) Ltd, the parent company of Crimson Pharmatech USA, today announced an agreement to license three drug candidates from a California based company, Octamer Inc.
The -1665 C>T is in the core recognition sequence of octamer factor 1 (Oct-1).
Briefly, octamer binding proteins with "mini-extracts" was prepared from a small number of cells.
Two micrograms of DNaseI-treated RNA was reverse transcribed by using Superscript II (Invitrogen, Carlsbad, CA, USA) and random octamer primers with an arbitrary specific anchor sequence as described previously (9).
87) Both reveal a similar immunohistochemical expression for placental alkaline phosphatase (PLAP), c-kit (CD117), and octamer binding transcription factor (OCT)3/4 (99,100); exhibit identical cytogenetic changes such as gain of chromosome 12p; and give rise to the same spectrum of germ cell tumors with an identical gene expression profile.
ATP] channel present in the pancreatic [beta] cells is an octamer composed of four subunits of sulphonylurea receptor (SUR1) and four subunits of inwardly rectifying potassium channel ([K.
Patent and Trademark Office has recently awarded Octamer four patents which cover a new class of anti-tumor and anti-retroviral agents recently discovered in Octamer's laboratories.
The basic unit of chromatin, a nucleosome, consists of four histone protein subtypes that form an octamer around which the DNA is wrapped (Jenuwein and Allis 2001; Smith 1991).
Each nucleosome contains 146 bp DNA wrapped around an octamer of core histones.