Definition of globular in English:


Line breaks: globu|lar
Pronunciation: /ˈglɒbjʊlə


  • 2Composed of globules.
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    • The small differences among various amino acids are diminished further by averaging over the rather similar compositions of globular proteins.
    • First, the titin molecule is composed of a discrete number of globular domains and a nonglobular segment.
    • As some of the water was removed, tiny globular islands, or ‘micelles’ of solid material formed in the solution.


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  • short for globular cluster.
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    • The Milky Way has about 100 globular clusters, whereas giant elliptical galaxies are surrounded by thousands of globulars.
    • If globulars have black holes now, then globulars most likely had black holes when they originally formed.
    • What is clear is that these clusters, like the globulars, are ancient.



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  • The index encodes information about the cyclicity of a molecule where long, straight chain molecules have the highest values and the value decreases with increases in globularity and cyclicity.
  • Combined treatment has the added bonus of smaller particle size, more globularity, and lesser surface tension.
  • An additional result from the prediction of solvent accessibility is that of protein globularity.

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