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Polymerize together to form a copolymer.
- ‘In this study, we show that TMR-actin perturbs the filaments structure when copolymerized with unlabeled actin; the resulting filaments are more fragile and shorter than the control filaments.’
- ‘We had noted the same effect in a previous study, where a modified Rh6G dye molecule was copolymerized with methacrylic monomers, resulting in a laser material with considerably augmented photostability.’
- ‘When copolymerized with butyl acrylate it makes an excellent interior flat paint.’
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