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  • n. Plural form of dimer.


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  • And guess what, the tubulin dimers that make up the microtubules are small enough to be influenced by quantum level effects.

    Coordinated Evolution

  • That may well operate via quantum weirdness as well, at least per the Penrose-Hameroff Orch-OR model of consciousness – where tubulin dimers in the microtubules of centrioles and cytoskeleton perform quantum computational information processing by configurational state-switching.

    Coordinated Evolution

  • * dimers is looking for work in the Boston area (T or bus-accessible from Davis Square).

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  • Constraining the interactions by anchoring some of the particles on a surface allowed the scientists to reliably form a variety of structures from two-particle clusters (called dimers) to more complex 3-D nanoparticle crystals. - latest science and technology news stories

  • In 1982 Stuart Hameroff, along with R.C. Watt, presented a paper titled Information Processing in Microtubules where they laid out how the tubulin dimers that make up microtubules can act like on/off bits in a computer.

    Damn Duck

  • I realize that each episode takes nine months to make, but there were more noteworthy nickel and dimers and exploiters of children in the news in the last twenty-odd years.

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  • The similarity of action spectra for thymine dimers in human epidermis and erythema suggests that DNA is the chromophore for erythema.

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  • “Histone dimers: a fundamental unit in histone assembly.”

    Ruth Sperling.

  • An accumulation of thymine dimers results which have devastating consequences for diseased victims who yet retain other fully functional repair mechanisms.

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  • Margulis thinks they were once independent spirochetes (like a virus of tubulin/actin instead of DNA), which provided useful sensory, molecular transport, signal transduction (the dimers are dipolar state-switchers) and information processing advantages to primitive single-celled life forms.

    Coordinated Evolution


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