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A chemical compound or molecule consisting of three identical simpler molecules.

tri·mer′ic (-mĕr′ĭk) adj.


(Elements & Compounds) a polymer or a molecule of a polymer consisting of three identical monomers
trimeric adj


(ˈtraɪ mər)

a molecule composed of three identical, simpler molecules.
[1925–30; < Greek trimerḗs having three parts. See tri-, -mer]
tri•mer′ic (-ˈmɛr ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.trimer - a polymer (or a molecule of a polymer) consisting of three identical monomerstrimer - a polymer (or a molecule of a polymer) consisting of three identical monomers
polymer - a naturally occurring or synthetic compound consisting of large molecules made up of a linked series of repeated simple monomers
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A recent study reported that both MERS-CoV and SARS-CoV spike trimers have inherently flexible RBD structure with 2 states (buried flat or exposed in a standing position) as observed by cryoelectron microscopic analysis (20).
To design their novel acoustic metamaterial, the team 3D-printed a series of small trimers, arranged and connected in a triangular lattice.
This small amount was compared with the results of the GC method because of the possibility of the impurity which absence in GC gas or the presence of dimers and trimers that were difficult to avoid disturbing the absorption.
In ULTRA[R] thin-film coatings, different blends of polyaspartics with HDI trimers have been tried to achieve right dry times and individual film properties.
In Figure 3(a), in the absence of OPP, we see A[beta]42 aggregate peaks representing dimers, trimers, tetramers, hexamers, and septamers.
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.
Dimers, trimers, and other pieces of the polymer are also frequently observed.
Alternative splicing of the cTnT mRNA, various forms of posttranslational modification of both cTnT and cTnI, circulating monomers, dimers, or trimers of cTnT, cTnI, and troponin C (TnC), and physiological phosphorylation of cTnI have been reported in the literature as causes of discrepancy between cTn results and clinical presentation.
In Figures 1 and 2 the presence of dimers and trimers can be observed in the resulting gel when distilled water was used as the solvent, as has been found in other studies.
Hyperbranched urethane alkyd-nanosilver (HBUANS)-based coating was prepared by mixing the silver benzoate (1 g) dispersed HBA resin having free hydroxyl groups with the isocyanate trimers (Desmodur N 3390) in an appropriate ratio along with catalysts such as of lead naphthenate (1.20 g), cobalt octoate (0.5 g) for oxidative curing and DBTL (0.025 g) for isocyanate curing for 100 g of the coating.
In addition to the analysis with dimer and trimers, the heat release capacity was predicted for a subset of 70 thermoplastics--63 in training set and 7 in the test set.
R112C and I164T mutants, associated with hypoadiponectinemia, did not assemble into low-molecularweight trimers, resulting in impaired secretion from the cell (10) associated with type-2 diabetes and obesity.