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Definition noun, plural: heterodimers A dimer made up of two similar but not identical subunits. Supplement An example of a... Read More


Definition noun The process of coming up with a single compound by joining two different subunits. Supplement Word origin: ... Read More


Definition noun, plural: dimers A chemical compound composed of two identical or similar (not necessarily identical)... Read More


Colchicine (Science: drug) alkaloid (400 D) isolated from the autumn crocus (colchicum autumnale) that blocks microtubule... Read More


Definition noun, plural: subunits (general) A subdivision or a distinct component of a larger unit Supplement The word... Read More


Definition noun plural: nucleoids nu·cle·oid, ˈnjuːklɪˌɔɪd The portion within a prokaryotic cell where the... Read More


Definition noun, plural: homodimers A dimer made up of two identical subunits. Supplement The enzyme cyclooxygenase (COX) is... Read More