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a compound whose molecules are composed of two identical monomers

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CHOP, a novel developmentally regulated nuclear protein that dimerizes with transcription factors C/EBP and LAP and functions as a dominant-negative inhibitor of gene transcription.
The Zwitterion can dimerize to form diperoxide (4) or give a higher peroxide (5).
UV light ([lambda] = 254 nm) can dimerize coumarin and its derivatives, and it also dedimerize them (18).
When cells are under oxidative stress, NRF2 and/or NRF1 dimerize with small Maf or other bZIP proteins in the nucleoplasm, and the heterodimer binds to the cis-acting element(s) called antioxidant response elements (AREs) in the promoters of target genes, leading to their transcriptional activation (Biswas and Chan 2010; Maher and Yamamoto 2010).
This is misleading given the tendency for cadherin to dimerize in vivo.
In the absence of a strong neutral donor, the indium(II) species will obviously dimerize, and this dimer can then disproportionate by halide transfer c.
Chromophores are organic materials that impart light sensitivity to the resulting organic nonlinear polymer, but have a tendency dimerize.
From insects and butterflies an Ecd receptor was cloned which needs to dimerize with another partner--ultra spiracle (usp) - to initiate the genomic mechanisms which will lead to metamorphosis (Segraves, 1994; Yao et al.
As a consequence, it may be suggested that the isocyanate from the depolymerization, which is very reactive dimerize with evolution of carbondiimide (which is not observed while it is very reactive) and C[O.