oligomer


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ol·i·go·mer

(ol'i-gō-mĕr),
A polymer containing fewer than 20 repeating units.

oligomer

/ol·i·go·mer/ (ol´ĭ-go-mer) a polymer formed by the combination of relatively few monomers.

oligomer

a molecule consisting of only a small number of MONOMERS.

ol·i·go·mer

(ol'i-gō-mĕr)
A polymer containing fewer than 20 repeating units.

oligomer (əlig´əmər),

n an organic polymer consisting of two or more organic molecules; dimethacrylate (Bis-GMA) and urethane dimethacrylate (UDMA) oligomers are the basis of most common resins.

oligomer

a short polymer.
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By the end of the project we will have determined which oligomers play major roles in the onset and spreading of Alzheimer s and Parkinson s disease in humans, providing targets for therapies, and tested if the detection and characterisation of these oligomers can be used for early diagnosis of the disease.
Double Bond Chemical, a manufacturer of photoinitiators and oligomers recently increased its annual output in photoinitiator production, from 4,500 tons to 9,000 tons, and its annual output in oligomers production increased to 10,000 tons.
This new MRI probe technology is detecting something different from conventional technology: toxic amyloid beta oligomers instead of plaques, which occur at a stage of Alzheimer's when therapeutic intervention would be very late.
The thermal crosslinking reaction of the PAEK-CN oligomers was performed by heating either the oligomer powder or its rectangular solid sample with p-BAPS (3 wt%) as curing agent in air atmosphere.
The conducted study showed that oligomer of benzene, naphthalene and poly nuclear rank with various hydrophilic polar groups possessed plasticizing ability.
DAEJEON, South Korea -- Panagene announced it has signed a supply agreement with Dako Denmark A/S to supply PNA oligomer key component for incorporation into Dako's diagnostic or research products.
Procyanidin oligomers in Cinnamon are thought to be responsible for the biological activity in the treatment of diabetes mellitus (DM).
HBPUA oligomer has become an enormous crosslink network through UV-curing.
Earlier studies have shown that mice with A-beta oligomers don't move through a previously learned maze as quickly as mice without active A-beta oligomers.
The study titled "A role for Synaptic Zinc in Activity-Dependent A(beta) Oligomer Formation and Accumulation at Excitatory Synapses" was published in the April 1 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience.
An acrylic polymer has no cross-linkable functional group and an acrylic oligomer prepared by polymerization of monomers containing 10%-40% by weight of vinyl monomer with a lactam ring.
Introducing enzymes in oligomer and PI matrices before curing embeds them permanently to the cured polymer, providing the polymer surface with bioactive properties.