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a compound whose molecules are composed of two identical monomers

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Perjeta works in a different way to any other cancer medicine as it is the first in a new class of targeted treatments, known as HER2 dimerisation inhibitors, which work to block cancer cell growth and survival signals.
PerjetaA is a first-in-class HER2 Dimerisation Inhibitor (HDI) monoclonal antibody.
UV irradiation affects DNA by initiating thymine dimerisation (Shintani, 2003).
Also among the innovations were a new grade of polyester to make mineral water bottles, a new way of using ethylene dimerisation to make butene-1 and a low-weight, low-cost front module for the new Smart car, created using Sabic Stamax plastic.
It is the first in a new class of targeted treatments, known as HER2 dimerisation inhibitors (or HDIs), which work to block cancer cell growth and survival signals.
One way would be, for instance, to design molecules that specifically stop MITF dimerisation in melanocytes.
Pertuzumab is a HER2-directed dimerisation inhibitor which binds to HER2 at a different subdomain than trastuzumab.