Definition of Hexon

1. Noun. (biology biochemistry) Any small biological structure that has hexagonal symmetry ¹



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Medical Definition of Hexon

1. Subunit of a hexameric structure or with hexameric symmetry, in particular the arrangement of most of the capsomers of Adenoviridae one capsomer surrounded by six others to form the hexon. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hexon

hexode
hexodes
hexodialdose
hexodialdoses
hexofuranose
hexofuranoses
hexogen
hexoic
hexokinase
hexokinase method
hexokinases
hexologies
hexology
hexomino
hexominoes
hexon (current term)
hexone
hexones
hexonic acid
hexoprenaline
hexopyranose
hexopyranoses
hexopyranoside
hexopyranoside:cytochrome c oxidoreductase
hexopyranosides
hexosamine
hexosaminidase
hexosaminidases
hexosan
hexosans

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