Disambiguation: biopolymer

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at a glance Biopolymer
\ˌbī-ō-ˈpä-lә-mәr\ n (1961) (1) A copolymer in which there is irregularity with regard to the placement (relative locations within the polymer chain, in a linear copolymer) of two or three or more chemically different types of units. These units may be mers, in a product of addition polymerization, or...
fundamentals Biopolymer
Natural polymer Biopolymer, cellulose, chitin, exopolymers, heteropolymer, homopolymer, nucleic acid, peptidoglycan, polyhydroxyalkanoate, polypeptide, polyphosphate, polysaccharide, protein, silicate, starch Biopolymers are mostly organic molecules that are composed of repeating monomers and produced...