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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.

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  • Indeed, the protein, which is a homotetramer, is mutated in most human cancers.

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  • (1 * 38500, large component [15]) [15] tetramer (homotetramer, 4 * 50000, large component, SDS-PAGE [15]) [15] 5

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