A molecule consisting of two identical simpler molecules.(noun)
A chemical compound consisting of such molecules.(noun)
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Use "dimer" in a sentence
"Kinesin dimer/David S. Goodsell, Scripps Research Institute"
"Two intertwined chains with globular heads on one end form a Kinesin dimer."
"The activity of HIF-1 dimer, which is composed of α and β subunits, is modulated by the availability of the extremely labile oxygen-sensitive HIF-1α protein subunit."