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The number of electron pairs an atom can share with other atoms.

co·va′len·cy n.
co·va′lent adj.
co·va′lent·ly adv.
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Adj.1.covalent - of or relating to or characterized by covalence; "covalent bond"


[kəʊˈveɪlnt] adj covalent bond (Chem) → legame m covalente
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We are excited about the potential opportunity for our lead program, the non-covalent BTK inhibitor vecabrutinib, to help patients who have developed resistance to covalent BTK inhibitors such as ibrutinib, the current standard of care in treating CLL," said Dayton Misfeldt, Interim Chief Executive Officer of Sunesis.
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The hybrid polymer cleverly combines the two types of known polymers: those formed with strong covalent bonds and those formed with weak non-covalent bonds, well known as "supramolecular polymers.
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A single water molecule consists of a relatively large oxygen atom joined to two smaller hydrogen atoms by standard covalent bonds.
Targeting of non-catalytic cysteine residues with covalent inhibitors is a powerful strategy for optimizing pharmacologic potency and selectivity on challenging targets such as protein kinases.