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cross-link

 [kros´link″]
a bond formed between polymer chains, either between different chains or between different parts of the same chain.

cross-link

(kros'lingk),
A covalent linkage between two polymers or between two different regions of the same polymer.

cross-link

(kros´link″) a covalent bond formed between polymer chains, either within or across chains.

cross-link

(krôs′lĭngk′, krŏs′-)
n.
A chemical bond formed between adjacent chains of a complex molecule such as a polymer.
v. cross-linked, cross-linking, cross-links
v.tr.
To join (adjacent chains of a complex molecule) with cross-links.
v.intr.
To form cross-links.

cross-link

[kros′link′]
a bond formed between polymer chains, either between different chains or between different parts of the same chain.
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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Cross-link Density Spectroscopy was used to explore the network structure and relaxation properties of the elastomers.
Native pericardium treated with GA showed less amount of low molecular weight proteins, which indicated that GA had the greatest ability to cross-link the biomaterials.
Spoerl E, Huhle M, Seiler T (1998) Induction of cross-links in corneal tissue.
We have successfully constructed DNA duplexes containing interstrand alkyl cross-links between the O6 atoms of 2'-deoxyguanosines and have shown that a repair protein is able to repair the duplex when the alkyl chain is 7 carbons long but not when the length is reduced to 4.
Thus, UV irradiation of the sample caused the capture probe to become covalently linked to the target via cross-links that were formed between one or both of the stems at the junctions of the capture and flanking probes and by the cross-links that formed between the flanking probes and the target DNA.
By additional proteolysis and sequencing, we have found many cross-links within involucrin and between such proteins as involucrin and desmoplakin, or cystatin [Alpha], or envoplakin, or loricrin and SPRs.
cross-link breakers and the glucose lowering series of compounds.
Areas examined for the cross-link included: set screw pop off, set screw stripped, set screw fracture, and cross-link disassembled.
Comparison of the concentrations of free forms of cross-links measured with the Cross Links with the mean of duplicate results of the Pyrilinks-D kit in 35 urine samples yielded: ELISA = 0.
S-, thus giving higher cross-link density, less interphasial crosslinking and less molecular chain mobility.
Thus, in order to obviate the problems associated with mechanical property and the biocompatibility of biomaterials, we attempted to cross-link the parent molecule with suitable cross-linker through non-covalent interactions.