Definitions

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  • n. A multimeric protein consisting of two or more identical components.

Etymologies

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homo- +‎ multimer

Examples

  • The needle complex is a large homomultimer composed of ~120 repeated copies of the monomeric protein PrgI, a small helical protein of 83 amino acids

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