Definition of trimer in English:

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trimer

Pronunciation: /ˈtrīmər/

noun

Chemistry
A polymer comprising three monomer units.
Example sentences
  • Proanthocyanidin mixtures from grapes are a combination of dimers, trimers, tetramers, oligomers, and polymers.
  • Fig. 4 compares the decay of the excited state for the native trimer and the solubilized monomer.
  • These ions correspond in molecular weight to both trimers and tetramers.

Derivatives

trimeric

Pronunciation: /trīˈmerik/
adjective
Example sentences
  • In support of this, we have observed only dimeric, trimeric, and pentameric aggregates for the synthetic transmembrane domain of SARS protein E in SDS.
  • For the serine variants, dimeric intermediates predominate after ice incubation, and the trimeric intermediates dissociate to monomers in the presence of reducing agent.
  • The derived molecular weights were consistent with dimeric or trimeric peptide.

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Syllabification: tri·mer

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