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A polymer consisting of four identical monomers.

tet′ra·mer′ic (-mĕr′ĭk) adj.
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(Chemistry) a four-molecule polymer
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Opposite effects of two resveratrol (trans.3,5,4'.trihydroxystilbene) tetramers, vitisin A and hopeaphenol, on apoptosis of myocytes isolated from adult rat heart.
The product targets ATTR at its source by potently binding and stabilising TTR tetramers, the destabilisation of which underlies the development of ATTR.
In addition, excess alpha or beta globin chains form unstable tetramers that cause hemolysis.
All known dihydropyrimidinases are tetramers except pseudomonal enzymes.
This is the first study to report the presence of (-)-epicatechin, (+)-catechin, chlorogenic acid, and procyanidins represented in dimers, trimers, and tetramers in the tejocote (Crataegus pubescens) fruits in important concentrations in order to consider such fruit as a potential source of extraction of such polyphenols to be used in the food or nutraceutical industries.
Vogl, "Calcium-induced noncovalently linked tetramers of MRP8 and MRP14 are confirmed by electrospray ionization-mass analysis," Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry, vol.
The haemolysis occurs due to imbalance in production of Alpha and Beta chains; since Beta chain synthesis is reduced the excess of Alpha chains produces Alpha tetramers, which get precipitated in red cells.
In HbH disease, the severe reduction in the synthesis of a-globin chains leads to a relative excess in the b-chains which accumulate in the form of b4 tetramers (HbH).
A user might want to further refine the query results to find out if those CD8+ T cell epitopes have been shown to work as tetramers or if tetramers have been made and shown to be effective.
A minor amount of cross-linking also occurs between a and [gamma] chains and, upon prolonged incubation (hours to days), between interfibril [gamma] chains resulting in [gamma] chain trimers and [gamma] chain tetramers [15].
It showed that BnPIP-like protein, like other PIPs in higher plant, existed as homo- tetramers (Fig.