A subunit is a subdivision of a larger unit.

  • In military organizations, a sub-unit is smaller in size than a battalion and is commanded by an Officer Commanding.
  • In chemistry, the term can refer to a monomer.
  • In biochemistry, it may apply to the protein subunits.

Other articles related to "subunit, subunits":

... Mb PubMed search Signal recognition particle receptor subunit beta is a protein that in humans is encoded by the SRPRB gene ... The protein encoded by this gene has similarity to mouse protein which is a subunit of the signal recognition particle receptor (SR) ... This subunit is a transmembrane GTPase belonging to the GTPase superfamily ...
Luteinizing Hormone Beta Polypeptide - Function
... This gene is a member of the glycoprotein hormone beta chain family and encodes the beta subunit of luteinizing hormone (LH) ... consisting of a common alpha subunit and a unique beta subunit (this protein) which confers biological specificity ...
... Succinyl-CoA ligase subunit beta, mitochondrial is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the SUCLA2 gene ... The SUCLA2 gene encodes the beta-subunit of the ADP-forming succinyl-CoA synthetase (SCS-A EC ... SCS is composed of an invariant alpha subunit and a beta subunit that determines the enzyme's nucleotide specificity ...
... Sodium channel subunit beta-1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the SCN1B gene ... Biochemically, they consist of a large alpha subunit and 1 or 2 smaller beta subunits, such as SCN1B ... The alpha subunit alone can exhibit all the functional attributes of a voltage-gated Na+ channel, but requires a beta-1 subunit for normal inactivation kinetics ...