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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Majumdar was able to do this by generating an Orb2 mutant that lacks the normal ability to oligomerize yet maintains a near-normal concentration in neurons.
Additionally, Crimmins (30) used sedimentation equilibrium ultracentrifugation and circular dichroism methods to demonstrate that synthetic NT-proBNP dissolved in phosphate-buffered saline cannot oligomerize by a coiled-coil reaction.
The EXT1 and EXT2 genes encode the proteins extosin-1 and -2, respectively, which oligomerize with the copolymerases (EC 2.
The amino terminal regions of proBNP and proANP oligomerize through leucine zipper-like coiled-coil motifs.
The amino-terminal regions of proBNP and proANP oligomerize through leucine zipper-like coiled-coil motifs.