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tetramer

(te′tră-mĕr) [ tetra- + -mer]
A structure such as a molecule or a polymer made of four structural subunits.
tetrameric (te″tră-mer′ik), adjectivetetramerous (tĕ-tram′ĕ-rŭs)
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(Hb H is a tetramer of beta globin chains.) Hb H disease is typically a moderate hemolytic anemia associated with splenomegaly and bone changes.
Structural Insights into Dimer of Dimer (Tetramer) Formation of Dihydropyrimidinase.
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However in each sub class tetramer do not form and they bind to the red blood cell membranes, causing damage to membrane.
(26) On the other hand, MacKinnon and his group analyzed the structure of a bacterial [K.sup.+] channel, KcsA, with two transmembrane helices and a tetramer structure, by X-ray crystallography and clearly elucidated the [K.sup.+]-selective mechanism.
I will use oligospermines, which are tetramers and octamers of spermine, an endogenous polyamine, and apply the optimized coupling strategy to target the spermine based nanocarriers to ATCs for therapeutic GATA-3 knockdown.
Cells were incubated with major histocompatibility class II tetramers containing an immunodominant peptide epitope of HKx31 (nucleoprotein, I-[A.sup.b]/[NP.sub.311-325]; NIH Tetramer Core Facility, http: //tetramer.yerkes.emory.edu/).
Functional consequences of mutations at the allosteric interface in hetero- and homo-hemoglobin tetramers. Protein Sci.
The three-dimensional structures reveal that MDHs are homomeric enzymes organized usually as either dimers or tetramers with subunit molecular masses of 30-38 kDa, which have homologous active sites, cofactor-binding sites, and quaternary structures based on the sequence comparisons and bioinformatics analysis.
The technology, called "major histo-compatibility complex (MHC) tetramers," allows scientist to follow immune responses mediated by individual T-cells.