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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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At 12 h of pepsin digestion cross-link native pericardium with GA and DPPA for four different periods exhibited the increasing trend in weight loss with the increase in cross-linking time.
Spoerl E, Huhle M, Seiler T (1998) Induction of cross-links in corneal tissue.
Areas examined for the cross-link included: set screw pop off, set screw stripped, set screw fracture, and cross-link disassembled.
Currently, we have the capacity to synthesize mimics of clinically relevant interstrand cross-links.
Capture and reporter probes are then added and hybridized to their complementary target sequences, at which time the sample is irradiated with ultraviolet (UV) (3) light to induce the formation of a covalent cross-link between the probes and target.
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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.
Protein cross-links are formed as a result of a chemical reaction between proteins in the body and circulating blood glucose.
Crumb rubber from scrap tires can be devulcanized by a relatively simple process using chemical additives to soften the crumb because scission of the sulfur-sulfur cross-links.
As an effect of cross-linking, irradiated samples show a 2-3 decades higher viscosity as a result of the deformation restraint by cross-links.
Cannon and Foster (1) were the first to postulate that reduced or abnormal cross-links in the cornea were contributors to keratoconus in 1978.