Interprotomer vs Protomer - What's the difference?

interprotomer | protomer |

Interprotomer is a derived term of protomer.


In context|biochemistry|lang=en terms the difference between interprotomer and protomer

is that interprotomer is (biochemistry) between the protomers of an oligomeric protein while protomer is (biochemistry) any of the subunits that constitute an oligomeric protein.

As an adjective interprotomer

is (biochemistry) between the protomers of an oligomeric protein.

As a noun protomer is

(chemistry) any prototropic tautomer or protomer can be (biochemistry) any of the subunits that constitute an oligomeric protein.

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interprotomer

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (biochemistry) Between the protomers of an oligomeric protein.
  • protomer

    English

    Etymology 1

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (chemistry) Any prototropic tautomer.
  • Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (biochemistry) Any of the subunits that constitute an oligomeric protein.
  • Derived terms
    * interprotomer

    References

    *OED 2nd edition 1989

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