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sub·u·nit

 (sŭb′yo͞o′nĭt)
n.
A subdivision of a larger unit.

subunit

(sʌbˈjuːnɪt)
n
a distinct part or component of something larger
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Noun1.subunit - a monetary unit that is valued at a fraction (usually one hundredth) of the basic monetary unit
monetary unit - a unit of money
cent - a fractional monetary unit of several countries
centesimo - a fractional monetary unit of several countries: Panama and Italy and Uruguay and Chile
centimo - a fractional monetary unit of Venezuela and Costa Rica and Equatorial Guinea and Paraguay and Spain
centavo - a fractional monetary unit of several countries: El Salvador and Sao Tome and Principe and Brazil and Argentina and Bolivia and Colombia and Cuba and the Dominican Republic and Ecuador and El Salvador and Guatemala and Honduras and Mexico and Nicaragua and Peru and the Philippines and Portugal
centime - a fractional monetary unit of several countries: France and Algeria and Belgium and Burkina Faso and Burundi and Cameroon and Chad and the Congo and Gabon and Haiti and the Ivory Coast and Luxembourg and Mali and Morocco and Niger and Rwanda and Senegal and Switzerland and Togo
fils - a fractional monetary unit in Bahrain and Iraq and Jordan and Kuwait; equal to one thousandth of a dinar
sen - a fractional monetary unit of Japan and Indonesia and Cambodia; equal to one hundredth of a yen or rupiah or riel
ore - a monetary subunit in Denmark and Norway and Sweden; 100 ore equal 1 krona
piaster, piastre - a fractional monetary unit in Egypt and Lebanon and Sudan and Syria
penny - a fractional monetary unit of Ireland and the United Kingdom; equal to one hundredth of a pound
paisa - a fractional monetary unit in Bangladesh and India and Nepal and Pakistan
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The initial work on the potential Ebola vaccine will focus on a single protein subunit antigen.
Bacterial pilus type 1 is composed of several protein subunit arranged in chain, FimA-FimG-FimG-FimH.
Gabapentin (Neurontin) and pregabalin are ligands for the alpha-2 delta protein subunit of the voltage-sensitive calcium channel, which they modulate to inhibit release of excitatory neurotransmitters such as substance P and glutamate.
black, Asian, or Caucasian individuals); we believe that the S-100B protein subunit might be more highly expressed in black and oriental races and that this higher expression could explain the higher concentrations of circulating S-100B observed in healthy black and Asian individuals.
First-in-class protein subunit T cell vaccine aims to control HSV-2 clinical symptoms and recurrence
Genocea Biosciences announced today the presentation of new data supporting its novel approach to developing a first-in-class, protein subunit therapeutic vaccine for Herpes Simplex Virus type 2 (HSV-2).
GEN-003 is a first-in-class, investigational protein subunit vaccine for patients with moderate-to-severe herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection.
They split FbaB into two parts, a larger protein and a smaller protein subunit, termed a peptide.
Genocea, through its previously announced collaboration with PATH and Children's Hospital, Boston, is pursuing a protein subunit vaccine to address Pneumococcus.
These studies have been conducted with the Company's proprietary ricin toxin vaccine (RiVax (TM)) and anthrax vaccine (VeloThrax (TM)) as part of a continuing program to evaluate the effectiveness of protein subunit vaccines to withstand extremes of temperature and other environmental stress conditions.
Baker and his colleagues focused on a 57-unit chain, containing 18 different amino, acids, from a protein subunit called the SH3 domain.
About GEN-003 GEN-003 is a first-in-class, protein subunit, therapeutic T cell vaccine intended to reduce recurrence and transmission of Herpes Simplex Virus type 2 (HSV-2).