homodimer

noun

ho·​mo·​di·​mer -ˈdī-mər How to pronounce homodimer (audio)
: a protein composed of two polypeptide chains that are identical in the order, number, and kind of their amino acid residues
homodimeric adjective

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“Homodimer.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/homodimer. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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