microheterogeneity


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mi·cro·het·er·o·ge·ne·i·ty

(mī'krō-het'ĕr-ō-jĕ-nē'i-tē),
Slight differences in structure between essentially identical molecules, for example, in the saccharide portion of a glycoprotein.
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The change could be attributed to increase specific interactions between the amorphous phases of the compatibilized blends which modified its microheterogeneity.
A minireview of microheterogeneity in HI histone and its possible significance.
Peptide mapping and evaluation of glycopeptide microheterogeneity derived from endoproteinase digestion of erythropoietin by affinity high-performance capillary electrophoresis.
In later stages, the focus is to determine the microheterogeneity of the product and any impurities associated with the manufacturing process.
Oligosaccharide microheterogeneity of the murine major histocompatibility antigens.
3), could be a possible indication for microheterogeneity at the patch level.
pemaquidensis strains suggests that rRNA gene sequence microheterogeneity is commonplace in this species, and ongoing work (O'Kelly & collaborators, unpublished) is consistent with this interpretation.
It is critical to rationalize the relevance of the microheterogeneity that newer technologies are detecting.
Certification of "traceable" standards that can be sold to other laboratories is time-consuming and costly, especially when the extent of microheterogeneity within each specimen becomes part of the uncertainty assigned to thc certified values.
Bioinformatics tools are needed for data handling and reduction, correlation of carbohydrate and protein information, recognizing shifts in glycoprotein microheterogeneity, and model building.
Microheterogeneity of serogroup A (subgroup III) Neisseria meningitidis during an outbreak in northern Ghana.