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multimer

A molecular aggregate held together by noncovalent bonds.
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The DNA sequences encoded the three head-to-tail tandem repeats (multimers) of either HPV L2 RG-1 epitope "17-36 residues (17-36 x 3)" or "6981 residues (69-81 x 3)" or one copy (monomer) of 11-88 amino acids (11-88 x 1) from HPV 16 (accession number: NC_001526) fused to the same regions, with the same patterns (i.e., 17-36 x 3 or 69-81 x 3 or 11-88 x 1, resp.) of HPV 18 (accession number: NC_001357).
Marchetti et al., "Enhanced adiponectin multimer ratio and skeletal muscle adiponectin receptor expression following exercise training and diet in older insulin-resistant adults," American Journal of Physiology--Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol.
Type of cross-links Inhibitory effect Fibrin-fibrin cross-links (i) [gamma] chain dimers None (ii) [alpha] chain polymers Weak (iii) High molecular weight [alpha] chain Moderate polymers and/or [gamma] chain multimers Fibrin-[alpha]2-antiplasmin cross-links (i) In nonretracted fibrin clots Weak (ii) In retracted fibrin clots Strong
ADAMTS-13 is required for degradation of the highly adhesive and reactive forms of large von Willebrand factor multimers which can be up to approximately 20000 kDa in size [7, 8].
As a demonstration, Figure 10(a) shows sample track of an rVWF-eGFP multimer, and Figure 10(b) contains two sample tracks of activated platelets loaded only with Indo-1, all recorded using an exposure time of 1 ms.
(2003) Impaired multimerization of human adiponectin mutants associated with diabetes molecular structure and multimer formation of adiponectin.
VWF is a large, complex, multimer plasma glycoprotein composed of repeated units that are polymerised from dimers by disulphide bonds (Figure 1) (7).
The PB described in this study is a liquid oligomer (or multimer), and is similar to paraffin oil in that it is nonvolatile, nontoxic, and nonflammable.
(3) Ubiquitin is a small peptide which is covalently attached to substrate proteins as a monomer or multimer in one of several spatial conformations.
Bleeding symptoms are primarily observed in patients with highest platelet count.1 The bleeding diathesis is not due to impaired platelet function but rather to an acquired Von Willebrand disease caused by proteolytic reduction of Von Willebrand Factor (VWF) multimers. This VWF multimer deficiency occurs when the platelet count range from 10 to 15 lakhs.
The close association of MGP and fibronectin suggested that MGP may become incorporated into fibronectin crosslinked multimers. Indeed, addition of MGP during crosslinking of fibronectin by tTG resulted in its incorporation into a larger multimer form of fibronectin.
Kamon et al., "Impaired multimerization of human adiponectin mutants associated with diabetes--molecular structure and multimer formation of adiponectin," The Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.