pentamer


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vi·ri·on

(vī'rē-on, vir'ē-on),
The complete virus particle that is structurally intact and infectious.

pentamer

a polymer formed from five molecules of a monomer.
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The interactions between the CTB pentamer and CTA (specifically CTA2) are non-covalent and the last four amino acids (lysine-aspartate-glutamate-leucine; KDEL) at the carboxy-terminal of CTA2 protrude from the associated toxin and are not engaged in interactions with the pentamer.
The 3'-end of the antisense primer was almost identical to the pentamer motif, suggesting that the 3'-end of this primer annealed to the "ATTTA" motif and amplified shrimp cDNAs, which did not show strong homolgy to the IL-1[alpha] gene.
A virologist colleague had shown Twarock a 1991 scientific article that reported that every one of the 72 capsomers of a polyoma-type virus called Simian Virus 40 (SV-40) is a pentamer.
What we have is two sets of 1,024 pentamers, which is a complete set.
5] are the dimer, trimer, tet-ramer, and pentamer monomer of CBT, respectively.
Locked nucleic acid pentamers as universal PCR primers for genomic DNA amplification.
Besides, a moderate increase in the colonic absorption of FD4 was observed in the presence of chitosan pentamer (0.
Three outer loops (BC, DE, and HI) are exposed outside the pentamer core and are most likely recognized by antibodies.
The mechanism of thermodegradation of PS in inert atmosphere is well known and the main products obtained are monomer, dimer, trimer, tetramer, and pentamer (26).
The crystal structures of the Stx1 B pentamer (19) and the Stx holotoxin have been solved (20) (Figure 2).
Then the size of this molecule was increased to a pentamer called B10T6 in order to get a better image of the ideal network.