Protomer vs Protome - What's the difference?

protomer | protome |


As nouns the difference between protomer and protome

is that protomer is (chemistry) any prototropic tautomer or protomer can be (biochemistry) any of the subunits that constitute an oligomeric protein while protome is a decorative element, on ancient artefacts, based on the head of an animal or bust of a person.

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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    protome

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia protome) (en noun)
  • A decorative element, on ancient artefacts, based on the head of an animal or bust of a person
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