Dimerization

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Definition

noun, plural: dimerizations

(1) The chemical reaction that joins two molecular subunits, resulting in the formation of a single dimer.

(2) The process or act of forming a dimer.


Supplement

Dimerization may be heterodimerization or homodimerization depending on the nature of the subunits joined together.


Variant(s):

  • dimerisation (British)

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