noncovalent bonds

noncovalent bonds

[¦nän·kō¦vāl·ənt ′bänd]
(chemistry)
Weak chemical bonds that are electrostatic and hydrophobic in nature, for example, hydrogen bonds; important in determining complex biological structures.
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Finally, the SF/SA macromolecules were spontaneous organized into the well-defined network structures by using noncovalent bonds, presenting the layer structure morphology of hybrid scaffolds (Fig.
The nanoparticles act as multifunctional single units, which form reversible, noncovalent bonds at specific bond angles and organize themselves into a highly ordered polymer.
Helical Array of Fullerenes along Helical Polymer Backbone via Noncovalent Bonds