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o·lig·o·mer ( -l g -m r). n. A polymer that consists of two, three, or four monomers.

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Skewed oligomers and origins of replication
The skewed oligomer method is shown to work for all bacterial genomes Possible explanations for the phenomenon of skewed oligomers are discussed.
Separate Epoxy Resin Oligomers with Agilent Preparative Gel
Jul 12, 2011 Separate Epoxy Resin Oligomers with. Agilent Preparative Gel Permeation. Chromatography.
Oligomer problems
Problems with oligomer in dyeing polyester yarns and fabrics.
Alzheimer's-associated Aβ oligomers show altered structure
It now appears likely that soluble oligomers of amyloid-β1–42 peptide, rather than insoluble specific Aβ antibodies, indicating changes in oligomer structure.
In vivo demonstration that α-synuclein oligomers are toxic

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Alzheimer's disease: synapses gone cold
Soluble oligomeric forms of amyloid beta (Abeta), the peptide that aggregates to form senile plaques in the brain of AD patients, have been shown to be toxic to neuronal synapses both in vitro and in vivo.
First Targeted Treatment Success for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
AVI-4658 is one of the first antisense oligomers – also known as morpholinos – to be evaluated in clinical trials, and is the result of more than a decade of research using animal models of DMD.
Detection of antigen interactions ex vivo by proximity ligation assay
Their putative organization as dimers and/or oligomers in living cells has been proposed to fine-tune cell-cell communication by regulating receptor function and pharmacology (1).
Measure protein molecular weight and size with confidence
Natural Alzheimer's Weapon Suggests Better Treatment
“What we have found is HspB1 is a protective mechanism that tries to get rid of the toxic oligomers or aggregates of amyloid beta that occur in Alzheimer's,” says Anil G.

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Oligomer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
INEOS Oligomers
Amyloid-Beta 'Oligomers' May Be Link to Alzheimer's Dementia
Naturally secreted oligomers of amyloid beta protein potently inhibit
Nature. 2002 Apr 4;416(6880):535-9. Naturally secreted oligomers of amyloid beta protein potently inhibit hippocampal long-term potentiation in vivo.
Soluble protein oligomers in neurodegeneration: lessons from the

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