Oligomer

In chemistry and biochemistry, an oligomer is a molecule that consists of a few similar or identical repeating units which could be derived, actually or conceptually, from copies of a smaller molecule, its monomer. The name is composed from Greek elements oligo-,


In chemistry and biochemistry, an oligomer is a molecule that consists of a few similar or identical repeating units which could be derived, actually or conceptually, from copies of a smaller molecule, its monomer. The name is composed from Greek elements oligo-, "a few" and -mer, "parts". An adjective form is oligomeric.
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