Dimer: Definition & Formation


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What formula correctly identifies the binding of two monomers to make a heterodimer?

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1. A dimer is a molecule that defines the binding of how many monomers together?

2. Hydrogen bonds are considered to be which type of chemical bond?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on this quiz will gauge your knowledge of how dimers are formed and the two main types of dimer. You will also review types of chemical bonds.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be testing what you know about the following:

  • Number of monomers in a dimer
  • Chemical bonds used by dimers
  • Types of dimers

Skills Practiced

This quiz is designed to help you practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related chemistry lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast compounds from the lesson, such as heterodimers and homodimers
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about chemical bonds

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Dimer: Definition & Formation will teach you more about dimers. Studying this lesson will provide you with information about:

  • Substances that contain dimers
  • Relationship between dimers, oligomers, and monomers
  • Functions of different types of dimers