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Side-chain, side chain, or sidechain may refer to:

  • Side chain, a chemical group attached to the main chain or backbone of a molecule, such as a protein
  • Substituent, an atom or group of atoms substituted in place of a hydrogen atom on the parent chain of a hydrocarbon
  • Side-chaining, an effect in digital audio processing
  • Sidechain (ledger), a designation for a particular blockchain

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