polyterpenes

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pol·y·ter·penes

(pol'ē-ter'pēnz),
Acyclic polymers containing a large number of isoprene subunits, usually unsaturated.
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The lipids can be saturated hydrocarbons, fatty acids such as stearic acid, or glycerides such as tristearin, polyisoprenoids, or cholesterol.
The contents of this report are as follows: I lignin and polyisoprenoids II polyesters III polysaccharides IV polyamides and complex proteinaceous materials V miscellaneous biopolymers
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