Definition of interchain in English:

interchain

adjective

Chemistry
  • Existing between different polymer chains.

    ‘interchain hydrogen bonds’
    • ‘This simply demonstrated that the reduction procedure cleaved interchain disulfide bonds in most of the molecules.’
    • ‘The effects of the interchain interactions on the component and state separation diagrams are investigated.’
    • ‘It has been proposed that the dimer intermediate contains interchain disulfide bonds.’
    • ‘Also one can examine how intrachain collapse and interchain aggregation are intertwined in the assembly pathway.’
    • ‘It is important to notice the existence of interchain disulphide bonds between keratin molecules within the microfibril.’

Pronunciation

interchain

/ˈin(t)ərˌCHān/