heterodimer

noun

het·​ero·​di·​mer -ˈdī-mər How to pronounce heterodimer (audio)
: a protein composed of two polypeptide chains differing in composition in the order, number, or kind of their amino acid residues
heterodimeric adjective

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“Heterodimer.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/heterodimer. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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