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- n. A tetramer, especially a biologically active one, derived from four identical monomers
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The 28 kDa protein was found to be amazingly abundant in red cell membranes (approximately 200,000 copies per cell) and behaved physically like a membrane-spanning homotetramer.
Indeed, the protein, which is a homotetramer, is mutated in most human cancers.
(1 * 38500, large component )  tetramer (homotetramer, 4 * 50000, large component, SDS-PAGE )  5
Figure 2), forming, like other members of the aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH) family, a biologically relevant homotetramer a) Two cartoon representations of E. coli SSADH monomer (rotated by 180°) with NADP