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side chain

n.
An organic molecular structure in the form of a branched open chain or ring.

side chain

n
(Chemistry) chem a group of atoms bound to an atom, usually a carbon, that forms part of a larger chain or ring in a molecule
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Structure-activity relationship studies (SARs) using naturally occurring and synthetic ITCs show that depletion is influenced by the ITC side-chain moiety.
Creative chemistry and side-chain substitutions led to the launch of omeprazole in 1990.
Usually, flexible spacers, such as methylene spacer with more than 11 repeat units, were introduced between backbone and mesogen group to decouple the limitation of backbones to the mesogen side chains, which usually results in micro-phase separation between backbones and side chains, and form side-chain liquid crystalline polymer or side chain reorientation on surface of polyimide films to obtain pretilt angles (11-15).
Specific topics include molecular recognition using amphiphilic macromolecules, non-covalent side-chain modification, and colorimetric sensing and bio-sensing using functionalized conjugated polymers.
Bayer CropScience GmbH (Frankfurt, Germany) has patented recombinant nucleic acid molecules which contain two or more nucleotide sequences which encode enzymes which participate in the starch metabolism, methods for generating transgenic plant cells and plants which synthesize starch which is modified with regard to its phosphate content and its side-chain structure.
The company explains that tocotrienols differ from tocopherols in that they contain three double bonds in the side-chain.
The concept of cellular receptors ultimately led Ehrlich to his side-chain theory.
7 MI octene copolymer with controlled side-chain distribution that is said to provide excellent ESCR plus very good long-term hydrostatic strength at high temperature without the need for crosslinking.
Molecular Dynamics Studies Of Arginine Side-Chain Dynamics In The Hiv Rev-Rre Complex Under High And Low Salt Conditions.
They found that another type of enzyme, a-1,4-a-1,4 glucosyltransferases (amylomaltase: Amase), is able to change the side-chain distribution of amylopectin.
Cholesterol is converted to pregnenolone by the cholesterol side-chain cleavage enzyme (P450scc) in both granulosa and thecal cells.
40 A for the at oms in the main chain, while the deviations for the side-chain atoms are 1.