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a compound whose molecules are composed of two identical monomers

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Monomeric and homodimeric disintegrins have significant inhibitory activities on APD-induced platelet aggregation (less than 400 nM) while most heterodimeric disintegrins show greater I[C.
Fatty acid synthase (FASN) is a complex homodimeric enzyme that catalyzes de novo biosynthesis of long-chained fatty acids in mammals.
Sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) [11] is a homodimeric protein that serves to transport sex steroids in circulation (1-3).
ALP, a homodimeric metalloenzyme which catalyzes the hydrolysis of phosphomonoester with release of inorganic phosphate (Pi) and alcohol, is one of the most frequently used biochemical markers of osteoblast activity and is known to be critically involved in an initiation of mineralization during bone formation.
Most frequently, homodimeric proteins are related by a 180[degrees] rotation.
Homodimeric Theta defensins from Rhesus macaque leukocytes: isolation, synthesis, antimicrobial activities, and bacterial binding properties of the cyclic peptides.
VEGF-165, a 45-kiloDalton (kD) homodimeric glycoprotein, is the dominant form and is in part, secreted and, in part, matrix bound.
Endothelial NOS (eNOS) is a homodimeric protein that generates NO from the conversion of L-arginine to L-citrulline.
2008), "Tetrameric and Homodimeric Camelid Iggs Originate from the Same Igh Locus," Journal of Immunology 181(3): 2001-2009.
The biological importance of HER2 lies in the fact that when overexpressed it has the potential for spontaneous homodimeric as well as ligand-dependent or ligand-independent heterodimeric coreceptor complex formation.
The putative 3D structures and their homodimeric arrangements were obtained using the Swiss-Model Server (http://swissmodel.
CopY is a Zn containing homodimeric repressor that binds to the promoter region of the cop operon, thereby regulating the synthesis of ATPases and chaperones.
the [gamma]1[gamma]1 homodimeric enzyme) has a turnover rate that is about 70 percent higher than that of the [gamma]2[gamma]2 enzyme.
The HIV-1 protease is a homodimeric protein composed of two chemically identical subunits each consisting of 99 amino acids.