dodecamer


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dodecamer

(dō-dek'ă-mĕr),
A polymeric unit of twelve residues (for example, DNA sequence).
[G. dōdeka, twelve, + -mer]
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Crystal structure of DNA dodecamer (1BNA.pdb) with the sequence of d(CpGpCpGpApApTpTpCpGpCpG) and Cu, Zn-SOD (1CB4) was downloaded from the protein databank (http://www.rcsb.org) and used for docking studies.
So, we did some calculations comparing the COP 15 dodecamer (an ordered copolymer) with a set of 10 copolymers with the same composition, but with the comonomers arranged in a random order.
For example, labs using just NGS for testing will miss large repeat expansions, like the dodecamer repeat expansion within the 5'-untranslated region of the cystatin B (CSTB) gene, which is responsible for the vast majority of the Unverricht-Lundborg type of progressive myoclonus epilepsy cases.
Dodecamer is required for agglutination of Litopenaeus vannamei hemocyanin with bacterial cells and red blood cells.
Lobsters, like most crustacean arthropods, have hemocyanin that is composed predominately of hexamer and dodecamer aggregates, with small concentrations of 24-mers and 48-mers (Mangum et al.
Members of the Cx family share the membrane topology and number of units that oligomerize in a GJC (dodecamer) and show high homology in primary sequence (Figurei) [18-20].
Evidence that a dodecamer duplication in the gene HOPA in Xq13 is not associated with mental retardation.
After oligomerisation to a dodecamer, helices a1 become inserted into the membrane forming a 130 A hollow cylinder with a 30 [Angstrom] aperture protruding through the membrane.
For example, a famous sequence called the Dickerson-Drew dodecamer (5'-CGCGAATTCGCG) (2) can bind another copy of itself by classic Watson-Crick base pairing (A-T and G-C pairs, figure 1a).
According to previous studies, ASAs are produced against fertilization antigen (FA-1) and dodecamer peptide sequence (YLPVGGLRRIGG designated as YLP12) are important in infertility (7).
His team say that two of these "six-mer" rings stack to form a dodecamer, or "twelve-mer", and then the aggregation stops.