oligomer

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ol·i·go·mer

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

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.
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ChIP sequence data from B cells deposited in ENCODE showed significant Oct-2 binding to the promoters of TNF, CCL4, and CCL22 genes; however, the canonical octamer motif ATGCAAA was only present in the IL6 promoter (Figure 7(d)).
With 10 fold cross validation, our models achieved higher overall accuracy 81.7%, especially higher accuracy 92.8%, 93.3%, and 90.6% on discrimination for trimer, hexamer, and octamer, respectively Our method could be an effective tool to predict the protein quaternary structure attributes.
3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-y1)-2,5-diphenyl tetrazoliumbromide; Oct-1, octamer transcription factor 1; SA-P-Gal.
The octamer core comprises two copies each of histone proteins H2A, H2B, H3, and H4.
The cocoa bean extract comprises epicatechin, catechin, procyanidin dimer B2, procyanidin dimer B5, procyanidin trimer, procyanidin tetramer, procyanidin pentamer, procyanidin hexamer, procyanidin heptamer, procyanidin octamer, procyanidin nonamer and brocyanidin decamer.
When histone tails are modified (histone modification), they alter the way in which DNA will coil around a histone octamer (four histones with DNA coiled around them to form a nucleosome).
Octamer ¾ (Oct ¾), cluster of differentiation 30 (CD30) and [beta]-hCG were negative in the yolk sac component.
These are formed by 200 [+ or -] 40 base pairs segment of DNA wrapped around the [(H2A-H2B,H3-H4).sub.2] histone octamer with histone H1 bound on the outside1.
The nucleosome is composed of an octamer containing a H3/H4 tetramer and two H2A/H2B dimers, surrounded by approximately 146 base pairs of DNA.
The calculated gap energy decreases with the chain length from the dimer to the octamer, and when passing from the neutral to the doped form for each oligomer.
The active PVL toxin is an octamer made up of four each, alternating, F and S subunits, arranged in ring-form (Fig.
Octamer and Sox elements are required for transcriptional cis regulation of Nanog gene expression.