conformer

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Blend of conformational and isomer.

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Noun[edit]

conformer ‎(plural conformers)

  1. (chemistry) Any of a set of stereoisomers characterised by a conformation that corresponds to a distinct potential energy minimum.
  2. (biochemistry) A particular folded state or conformation of a protein, especially an abnormal conformation of a prion

Etymology 2[edit]

From conform +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

conformer ‎(plural conformers)

  1. A person who conforms; a conformist

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From conforme +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

conformer

  1. to conform; comply

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

conformer

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of conformō