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con·form·er

(kon-fōr'mer),
1. A mold, usually of plastic material, used in surgical repair to maintain volume in a cavity or to prevent closing of a reconstructed artificial or natural space.
2. a prion protein conformation; abnormal configuration of abnormal prion protein (that is, conformers) can induce change in the secondary and tertiary structure of normal prion protein to generate additional amounts of the abnormal protein.
[L. conformo, to fashion]

conformer

A mould placed in a cavity to preserve its shape and prevent shrinkage.
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It is to be expected that any orientational relaxation will be confined to the trans conformers located in the amorphous regions, which according to some studies (19) constitute a mesophase.
The correlation between the apparent degree of crystallinity of the surface obtained by DSC and the percentage of trans conformers obtained by PA-FTIR allowed the latter parameter to be separated into crystalline and amorphous trans conformers and to follow their evolution with the annealing process.
The range of Calculator Plugins, currently including logP, logD, pKa, Hydrogen Bond Donor/Acceptor and many others is extended with the addition of Conformer calculation, including lowest energy conformer prediction, Stereoisomer, Orbital Electronegativity, Molecular Dynamics, Geometry and 3D Molecular Surface Area calculations.
Le departement de l'interieur a souligne son souci "de se conformer aux garanties offertes aux personnes concernees, selon les dispositions de la constitution et de la legislation en vigueur, pour ce qui concerne notamment les conditions de detention propices et de l'encadrement sanitaire".
Ainsi, les concessionnaires ont jusqu'au 1er janvier 2017 pour s'y conformer.
Le ministre de l'interieur a ordonne le renforcement de la surveillance du domicile de Hamma Hammemi, et recommande au leader du Front Populaire de se conformer aux regles de la vigilance.
NEW YORK -- Conformer Expansion Products, the leader in envelope, presentation folder and portfolio design has announced today that they are continuing their campaign to shake up the status quo in the world of marketing materials.
Il a en outre indique que la nouvelle loi bancaire, votee courant 2016, impose un nouveau mode de gouvernance auquel HL devra se conformer.
beaucoup moins que] Je tiens a vous rappeler que toute structure ou personne en relation avec la discipline est tenue de se conformer aux dispositions contenues dans les textes reglementaires regissant la discipline [beaucoup plus grand que], souligne-t-il.
Le titulaire de l'autorisation, d'une duree de 7 annees renouvelable, doit en outre s'engager a se conformer aux conventions et traites internationaux relatifs aux droits de l'Homme et aux libertes publiques ratifies par la Tunisie, de meme que les principes fondamentaux de la liberte d'expression et de presse, d'egalite, de non- discrimination, de pluralisme d'idees, d'integrite, de transparence et d'impartialite.
The TAXUS III-ISR trial is a feasibility study that will evaluate the safety of the NIR(TM) Conformer paclitaxel-coated coronary stent for the treatment of in-stent restenosis in up to 30 patients.
et a se conformer au respect des regles d'hygiene, de salubrite et de securite alimentaire.