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tetramer

[tet′rəmer]
Etymology: Gk, tetra + meros, part
something that is composed of four parts, such as a protein composed of four polypeptide subunits.

tetramer

(te′tră-mĕr) [ tetra- + -mer]
A structure such as a molecule or a polymer made of four structural subunits.
tetrameric (te″tră-mer′ik), adjectivetetramerous (tĕ-tram′ĕ-rŭs)
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In the past few years, great progresses were made in this field, mainly due to the development of CD1 tetramers loaded with lipid antigens.
Without any lipid modification, interactions of tetramers form the orthogonal arrays but a lipid modified amino terminus hinders the array-forming interaction (Fig.
Since our study suggested POL as a new member of the GNA-related lectin family, this result was not surprising considering the fact that most of the GNA-related lectins existed as dimmers, tetramers, or even octamers containing subunits of around 11.
Kinetics of formation of hexamer from trimer and tetramer from monomer and trimer Polyhedron, 15, 2875-2886.
Hemoglobin in birds (as in mammals) functions as a tetramer, which, in most avian species, is composed of combinations of 2 types of [alpha]-heme subunits with consistent [beta] subunits.
The nucleosome is composed of an octamer containing a H3/H4 tetramer and two H2A/H2B dimers, surrounded by approximately 146 base pairs of DNA.
2+] ferrous haems within the haemoglobin tetramer containing [Fe.
Hopeaphenol, a tetramer stilbene, similar to a-viniferin, a trimer stilbene (Noviany and Hadi, 2008), is oligomeric stilbene which is also sometimes present in all Shorea genus.
An image of a human IgG1 antibody juxtaposed to the antigenic region of AQP-4 (depicted with EGFP attached to the N-termini of three monomers) demonstrates the relative sizes of the antibody and its antigen, and suggests that each tetramer may only be bound by one or two antibody molecules (see Figure 5), although the actual epitopes and their sites on the extracellular domain of the antigen are not yet known.
More recently, the tandem tetramer microsatellites (GACA)4 and [(CAAT).