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Monomer

Definition noun, plural: monomers (1) A molecule that may react chemically to another molecule of the same type to form a... Read More

Monomeric

Definition adjective (1) Consisting of a single component. (2) Of, or consisting of, monomers. (3) Pertaining to a disease... Read More

Dehydration reaction

Definition noun, plural: dehydration reactions A chemical reaction whereby a water molecule is lost, such as that during the... Read More

Micromolecule

Definition noun, plural: micromolecules A molecule that is relatively smaller (than a macromolecule), or of low molecular... Read More

Immunoglobulin

Definition noun, plural: immunoglobulins (1) Any of several classes of structurally related glycoproteins in the blood... Read More

Antibody

Definition noun, plural: antibodies Any of the numerous Y-shaped gamma globulin proteins found in the blood or lymph, and... Read More

Dimer

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

Uridine monophosphate

Definition noun plural: uridine monophosphates (biochemistry) A nucleotide composed of uracil, ribose and a phosphate... Read More

Depolymerization

Definition noun, plural: depolymerizations The act of process of breaking down a polymer into smaller units or... Read More

Adenine nucleotide

Definition noun plural: adenine nucleotides A nucleotide wherein the nucleobase is adenine Details Overview A nucleotide... Read More

Isomaltulose

Definition noun plural: isomaltuloses A disaccharide comprised of a glucose monomer and a fructose monomer joined by... Read More

Sugar

Definition noun plural: sugars sug·ar, ˈʃʊɡɚ (1) Any monosaccharide or disaccharide, used especially by organisms... Read More

Raffinose

Definition noun A trisaccharide formed from the combination of three monomers: galactose, glucose, and fructose, and has a... Read More

Immunoglobulin A

Definition noun An immunoglobulin (antibody) that is characterized by its α-heavy chain, and its prevalence in mucous... Read More

Maltotriose

Definition noun A trisaccharide that has a chemical formula of C18H32O16 and formed from the combination of three monomers... Read More

Tropocollagen

Definition noun, plural: tropocollagens A single collagen molecule; a molecular structure that makes up a collagen fiber,... Read More

Deoxyadenosine monophosphate

Definition noun plural: deoxyadenosine monophosphates (biochemistry) A nucleotide composed of adenine, deoxyribose and a... Read More

Guanosine monophosphate

Definition noun plural: guanosine monophosphates (biochemistry) A nucleotide composed of guanine, ribose and a phosphate... Read More

Deoxyguanosine monophosphate

Definition noun plural: deoxyguanosine monophosphates (biochemistry) A nucleotide composed of guanine, deoxyribose and a... Read More

Cytidine monophosphate

Definition noun plural: cytidine monophosphates (biochemistry) A nucleotide composed of cytosine, ribose and a phosphate... Read More

Deoxycytidine monophosphate

Definition noun plural: deoxycytidine monophosphates (biochemistry) A nucleotide composed of cytosine, deoxyribose and a... Read More

Thymidine monophosphate

Definition noun plural: thymidine monophosphates (biochemistry) A nucleotide composed of thymine, deoxyribose and a... Read More

Flavin adenine dinucleotide

Definition noun plural: flavin adenine dinucleotides fla·vin ad·e·nine di·nu·cle·o·tide, ad·e·nine... Read More

Ribose

Definition noun (1) An aldopentose (which means a five carbon sugar with an aldehyde functional group in its linear form)... Read More

Adenosine monophosphate

Definition noun plural: adenosine monophosphates (biochemistry) A nucleotide composed of adenine, ribose and a phosphate... Read More

Disaccharide

Definition noun plural: disaccharides di·sac·cha·ride, daɪˈsækəɹaɪd (biochemistry) A (carbohydrate) composed of... Read More

Cellulose

Cellulose Definition noun plural: celluloses cel·lu·lose, sĕl′yə-lōs (1) A polysaccharide consisting of a linear... Read More

Oligosaccharide

Definition noun plural: oligosaccharides ol·i·go·sac·cha·ride, ˌɒlɪɡəʊˈsækəɹaɪd (biochemistry) A... Read More

Chitin

Definition noun plural: chitin chi·tin, ˈkaɪtɪn (1) A polymer of nitrogen-containing polysaccharide (C8H13O5N)n... Read More

Residue

Definition noun, plural: residues (1) (biochemistry) Any of the monomers comprising a polymer, or any of the parts that... Read More

Peptide

Definition noun, plural: peptides A compound consisting of amino acids connected by an amide bond Supplement Peptides are... Read More

Dipeptide

Definition noun, plural: dipeptides An organic compound formed when two amino acids are joined by a peptide... Read More

Polymer

Definition noun, plural: polymers (1) A compound made up of several repeating units (monomers) or protomers (2) The product... Read More

Biopolymer

Definition noun, plural: biopolymers A polymeric compound produced by a living organism. Supplement Starch, proteins and... Read More

Macromolecule

Definition noun, plural: macromolecules A large complex molecule, such as nucleic acids, proteins, carbohydrates, and... Read More

Hexamer

Definition noun, plural: hexamers (1) A molecule made up of six structural subunits, such as an oligomer (or polymer)... Read More

N-acetylglucosamine

Definition noun An amino sugar derivative of glucose, with a chemical formula of C8H15NO6, and serves as a major component... Read More

Isomaltose

Definition noun plural: isomaltoses i·so·mal·tose, aɪsoʊˈmɔːltəʊz A disaccharide formed from the combination of... Read More

Maltose

Definition noun plural: maltoses mal·tose, ˈmɔːltəʊz A reducing disaccharide formed when two glucose monomers join... Read More

Lactase

Definition noun, plural: lactases An enzyme that catalyze the hydrolysis and subsequently the breakdown of lactose into... Read More