Oligomeric vs Protomer - What's the difference?

oligomeric | protomer |


As an adjective oligomeric

is of, pertaining to, or being an oligomer.

As a noun protomer is

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

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

oligomeric

English

Adjective

(head)
  • Of, pertaining to, or being an oligomer.
  • See also

    * monomeric * dimeric * trimeric * tetrameric * pentameric * hexameric * heptameric * octameric * nonameric * decameric * undecameric * dodecameric * tridecameric * tetradecameric * pentadecameric * hexadecameric * heptadecameric * octadecameric * nonadecameric * eicosameric

    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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