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- Bilateral, or having a right and a left side, as in most animals: contrasted with *polymeric.
- In botany, same as
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- adjective chemistry of, relating to, or being a
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Again, the Wikipedia entry is incorrect, stating that this compound goes from the trimeric form to the dimeric form.
While working as a research associate with Bertani, I received P1 at first hand which enabled me to study phage Pl-mediated transduction of monomeric and dimeric lambda prophage genomes as well as of the fertility plasmid F.
In acid insulin salts the molecule appears to be dimeric, the two insulin molecules in one dimer being related to one another by two-fold axes of symmetry 24.
"This is the first demonstration of a hybrid inorganic/organic, dimeric two-particle material that acts as an electron donor-bridge-acceptor system for converting light to electrical current," said Brookhaven physical chemist Mircea Cotlet, lead author of a paper describing the dimers and their assembly method in
Adult human heart mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) has recently been shown to have a complex organization with abundant dimeric molecules, branched structures and four-way junctions.
The two lower α-helix fragments belong to chain B and result from the dimeric crystal structure found in the PDB file.
Perturbations of the folding free energy landscapes of metal-free versions of five ALS-inducing variants, A4V, L38V, G93A, L106V and S134N SOD1, were determined with a global analysis of kinetic and thermodynamic folding data for dimeric and stable monomeric versions of these variants.
Precursor proteins that contain one or two cysteine residues readily formed intermolecular disulphide bonds upon binding to the receptor complex, resulting in dimeric and tetrameric precursor proteins.
Amino acid replacements at dozens of positions in the dimeric protein human, Cu, Zn superoxide dismutase (SOD1) can cause amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
The transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta) family constitutes of dimeric proteins that regulate the growth, differentiation and metabolism of many cell types, including that of skeletal muscle in mammals.