Prototropic vs Protomer - What's the difference?

prototropic | protomer |


In context|chemistry|lang=en terms the difference between prototropic and protomer

is that prototropic is (chemistry) of, pertaining to, or exhibiting prototropy while protomer is (chemistry) any prototropic tautomer.

As an adjective prototropic

is (chemistry) of, pertaining to, or exhibiting prototropy.

As a noun protomer is

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

prototropic

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (chemistry) Of, pertaining to, or exhibiting prototropy
  • (biology) Of or pertaining to prototrophs
  • 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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