Definition of Penton

1. Noun. A pentagonal capsomere of an adenovirus capsid. ¹



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Medical Definition of Penton

1. The pentagonal capsomere (p. Base) along with the protruding fibre at each of the 12 vertices of the adenovirus capsid; antigenically, the penton base differs from the fibre, and both differ from the other (hexagonal) capsomeres. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Penton

pentobarbital sodium
pentobarbitals
pentobarbitone
pentobarbitones
pentode
pentodes
pentofuranose
pentofuranoses
pentofuranoside
pentofuranosides
pentoic
pentolinium tartrate
pentomic
pentomino
pentominoes
penton (current term)
penton base
pentonate
pentonates
pentone
pentonic acid
pentons
pentosan
pentosan sulfuric polyester
pentosans
pentose
pentoses

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