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a compound whose molecules are composed of two identical monomers

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Insulin-like growth factor-I receptor/human epidermal growth factor receptor heterodimerization contributes to trastuzumab resistance of breast cancer cells.
Activation by TCDD causes receptor translocation to the nucleus, dissociation from its cytosolic chaperones, and heterodimerization with its AHR nuclear translocator (ARNT) partner, also a member of the bHLH/PAS superfamily (Reyes et al.
Heterodimerization of Msx and Dlx homeoproteins results in functional antagonism.
Induction and nuclear translocation of hypoxia-inducible factor-1 (HIF-1): heterodimerization with ARNT is not necessary for nuclear accumulation of HIF-1alpha.
Insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor/epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) heterodimerization and resistance to epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors in non-small-cell lung cancer.
Numerous aspects of integrin biology--including expression, heterodimerization, ligand binding, and downstream signaling--are modulated by glycosylation (63).
G-protein-coupled receptor heterodimerization modulates receptor function.
3] to the nuclear vitamin D receptor (VDR), heterodimerization with a retinoid X receptor (RXR), and interaction with specific vitamin D-responsive element (VDRE) consensus sequences of target genes (Colnot et al.
The homo- and heterodimerization of PCD-related oncogenes confer a survival advantage to evolving neoplastic cells, allowing alterations in additional oncogenes for cancer development.
Four N-terminal zinc-fingers mediate sequence-specific DNA-binding, while two C-terminal zinc-fingers mediate homodimerization and heterodimerization within the family.
To illustrate the practice of this invention, we have induced: (1) the intracellular aggregation of the cytoplasmic tail of the zeta chain of the T cell receptor (TCR)CD3 complex thereby leading to signaling and transcription of a reporter gene, (2) the homodimerization of the cytoplasmic tail of the Fas receptor thereby leading to cell-specific apoptosis (programmed cell death) and (3) the heterodimerization of a DNA-binding domain (Gal4) and a transcription-activation domain (VP16)
Ovine placental lactogen-induced heterodimerization of ovine growth hormone and prolactin receptors in living cells (Biener et al.