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Definition of "conformer" [con•form•er]

  • Any of a set of stereoisomers characterised by a conformation that corresponds to a distinct potential energy minimum (noun)
  • A particular folded state or conformation of a protein. (noun)
  • A person who conforms. (noun)

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Use "conformer" in a sentence
  • "Petabyte data equals about, say 10kB data per structure, maybe less if we use InChI and neglect conformer info, 100.000.000.000 structures."
  • "The average person in the pews is a follower and a conformer and not a reformer."
  • "This code will be incorporated into OpenBabel under the GPL in the coming months, making fast and accurate SMILES-to-3D conformer generation available to the open source community for the first time."