hexamer


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hex·a·mer

(hek'să-mĕr),
1. A group of six protein subunits that form a capsomere on the surface of an icosohedral virus.
2. A complex or compound containing six subunits or moieties (for example, a protein complex with six polypeptide chains or an oligopeptide with six amino acid residues).
[hexa- + G. meros, part]

hex·a·mer

(heks'ă-mĕr)
1. See: virion
2. A complex or compound containing six subunits or moieties.
[hexa- + G. meros, part]
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Ligand-controlled assembly of hexamers, dihexamers, and linear multihexamer structures by the engineered acylated insulin degludec.
Now, heat denature the sample to force the genomic DNA strands to separate, and cool quickly to low temperature; this will allow the random hexamers to anneal down "at random" all over the genome and provide a starting point for polymerase activity to extend new, fluorescent-nucleotide-incorporating, single-copy strands complementary to genome.
including an analytical method for quality profiling of hemocyanin oligomers and a scaled-up semipreparative HPLC method for extracting hemocyanin hexamer and dodecamer oligomers from lobster hemolymph.
Replacement of a proline amino acid residue by aspartic acid disrupts an important interaction between monomer peptide chains, allowing rapid dissociation of hexamers and dimers into monomers.
PBPs are generally formed of two chromophore-linked subunits, a and b, and found in trimer (ab)3 (about 120 kDa) or hexamer (ab)6 (about 240 kDa), where (ab) (about 40 kDa) is defined as the PBPs monomer.
Gene prediction distinguishes between coding and non-coding regions by exploiting many features such as nucleotide composition, codon bias, and ployA site signal and hexamer frequency.
Insulin degludec achieves protracted absorption in subcutaneous tissue by utilizing a soluble multihexamer formation rather than the standard single hexamer formation.
Kinetics of formation of hexamer from trimer and tetramer from monomer and trimer Polyhedron, 15, 2875-2886.
Therefore, the minor differences we observed in these two subunits do not provide conclusive evidence as to whether slow- or fast-moving crabs had greater amounts of the hexamer with a high [O.
A 5[micro]L RNA sample was used for the generation of cDNA using 60ng of a hexamer primer (Invitrogen, Carlsbad, CA, USA) and Superscript III reverse transcriptase enzyme (Invitrogen, Carlsbad, CA, USA) with final volume of 20[micro]L according to manufacturer's recommendations.
Ubukata, 2000, Vatikanol D, a Novel Resveratrol Hexamer Isolated from Vatica rassak, Tetrahedron Lett.
The data should be formatted as a set of features and a class label; for example, this study includes 21 coding measures (the features), such as dicodon frequencies, hexamer frequencies, and length of the longest open reading frame.