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a compound whose molecules are composed of two identical monomers

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In addition to its critical role in regulating ER stress-mediated apoptosis, CHOP10 may dimerize with C/EBP[beta] and C/EBP[alpha] to serve as a transcriptional inhibitor in the regulation of adipogenesis (Ron and Habener 1992).
The androgen receptor is then translocated to the nucleus where it dimerizes and can act as a DNA transcription factor for up to 1,532 genes such as prostate specific antigen (PSA).
NOS is a heme protein that exists in its inactive form as a monomer, but dimerizes before action.
Under hypoxic condition, this constitutive decay of HIF-1[alpha] is suppressed, allowing it to translocate into the nucleus where it dimerizes with ARNT (6).
For the methyl acetate system, acetic acid dimerizes in the vapour phase.