Definition of unimolecular in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌyo͞onəməˈlekyələr/


Consisting of or involving a single molecule.
Example sentences
  • Understanding the molecular mechanisms of unimolecular and bimolecular misfolding may lead to advances in biomedicine and in protein production improvements.
  • The J factors, which are defined as the ratios of equilibrium constants for ligatable unimolecular and bimolecular forms with cohesive ends hybridized, are measured from their ligation rates under certain conditions.
  • First, modest changes in the binding energy on receptor clustering significantly increase receptor binding on clustered ligand surfaces relative to random unimolecular ligand distributions.

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Syllabification: u·ni·mo·lec·u·lar

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