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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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NIAID said the HVTN 702 vaccine regimen consists of two experimental vaccines: a canarypox vector-based vaccine called ALVAC-HIV and a two-component gpl20 protein subunit vaccine with an adjuvant to enhance the body's immune response to the vaccine.
The findings, reported on July 22, 2016 in Science, follow a report in Nature last month by the same team describing the creation of the first designed icosahedron made of 60 copies of a single protein subunit.
There are 15 chapters: history of vaccine process development; the production of Plasmid DNA vaccine in Escherichia coli; fungal expression systems for vaccine production; novel expression systems for vaccine production; viral vaccines purification; protein subunit vaccine purification; conjugate vaccine production technology; stabilization and formulation of vaccines; lyophilization in vaccine processes; strategies for heat-stable vaccines; production and characterization of aluminum-containing adjuvants; the biologics license application (BLA) in common technical document (CTD) format; the original new drug application (investigational new drug); facility design for vaccine manufacturing; vaccine production economics.
Each nanoparticle thus shows the position of a protein subunit so that the composition of the channels from a multiple of proteins and their locations become visible as they are in the living cell.
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
The vaccine, GEN-003, is an HSV-2 protein subunit vaccine consisting of two recombinant T-cell antigens: internal fragment of the immediate early (IE) protein ICP and glycoprotein D.
Bacterial pilus type 1 is composed of several protein subunit arranged in chain, FimA-FimG-FimG-FimH.
The relative amount of each storage protein subunit was expressed as a percentage of total storage protein in the gel lane.
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).
They split FbaB into two parts, a larger protein and a smaller protein subunit, termed a peptide.