heteropolymer


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heteropolymer

[‚hed·ə·rə′päl·ə·mər]
(chemistry)
A compound comprising two or more molecules that are different from one another.
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Xu's lab then created random heteropolymers, which they call RHPs.
Polyacrylamide (PAAm) and their heteropolymers are of great importance, because of their good thickening capability, flocculation, and rheological behavior [1], Polymers based on acrylamide (AAm) and their derivatives are easily available and relatively economic; moreover, these water-soluble materials offer a unique combination of useful properties [2-5].
Phenolic heteropolymers play a central role in plant defense against insects and pathogens (Barakat et al.
The hemicelluloses are heteropolymers mainly composed of xylose with glycosidic bond in the fourth position and other substances with acetyl and feruoil glicouronil groups.
PHB can be extruded, moulded, spun into fibres, made into films, and used to make heteropolymers when combined with other synthetic polymer.
Hemicellulose is composed of linear and branched heteropolymers of L-arabinose, D-galactose, D-glucose, D-mannose and D-xylose.
Partial biochemical characterization of the biosurfactants produced by our isolates indicated they were heteropolymers.
A Dynamic Monte Carlo Algorithm for Exploration of Dense Conformational Spaces in Heteropolymers.