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
Biological polymer; 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...