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Dimerization

Definition
noun, plural: dimerizations
(1) The chemical reaction that joins two molecular subunits, resulting in the formation of a single dimer.
(2) The process or act of forming a dimer.
Supplement
Dimerization may be heterodimerization or homodimerization depending on the nature of the subunits joined together.
Variant(s):

  • dimerisation (British)

Related form(s):

  • dimerize (verb)
  • Mentioned in:

    • Concatamer


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