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an open chain of atoms with no side chains

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The C2 binding site is not altered whether the sugar molecule is in a ring structure or straight chain.
Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a straight chain non-sulphated glycosaminoglycan polymer of the extracellular matrix.
These resins are cited as having several beneficial properties as compared to their straight chain analogs.
Migration: Straight chain or branched, temperature, gauge and type of substrate determine the migration.
In contrast, most wheat cultivars have about 76% amylopectin and 24% of the straight chain form of starch--amylose.
27] compound, which was confirmed by reduction to give the straight chain alkane, n-heptacosane.
These organisms have similar DNA base compositions, ranging between 40 and 48 per cent G + C, and possess menaquinones, sphingolipids, and predominantly straight chain saturated, anteisomethyl and isomethyl branched long chain fatty acids.
Ethylene (C2H4), a light gas with a characteristic sweet smell belongs to the olefins family of petrochemicals or aliphatics, which are straight chain hydrocarbons, derived from petroleum or natural gas.
HDI or hexamethylene diisocyanate is a straight chain isocyanate versus an aromatic or cyclical isocyanate such as MDI.
14 Issue 1), the Company describes its recent progress in the development of HDAC inhibitors for oncology, which includes hydroxamic acids, anilides, TSA-like straight chain derivatives, and 2-aminophenylamides of omega-substituted alkanoic acids.
Fatty acids generally consist of a straight chain of an even number of carbon atoms with hydrogen atoms along the length of the chain and at one end of the chain, and a carboxyl group (-COOH) at the other end.
The crashes resulted in two versions of the same carbon molecule-a straight chain and a closed ring.