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A large molecule composed of thousands of atoms.
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macromolecules (maˈ·krō·mˑ·l·kyōōlz), large molecules that are made up of many repeating units.
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By using different sugars attached to the macromolecule in solution, the scientists were able to investigate which sugar molecules were the most effective in inhibiting the potential binding of the virus.
Macromolecules are increasingly important as therapeutic agents to treat or palliate human disease.
This set of lab activities guides students through the inquiry process to model monomers and polymers of the major groups of macromolecules.
An increasingly important area of polymer science is the preparation of macromolecules with controlled and functional architecture.
The information resulting from the subsequent x-ray diffraction analysis can be used by researchers to help determine the three-dimensional structure of a macromolecule that, in turn, may reveal details about the molecule's function and behavior in the body.
These macromolecules are usually very effective when they can get to the disease site.
Projects will involve the analysis of polymers and macromolecules through the process of Gel Permeation Chromatography and detector systems for the measurement of absolute molecular mass and size.
The MacroIMS Macroion Mobility Spectrometer 3982 is a powerful new tool for rapid, high-resolution molecular size and mass analysis of macromolecules.
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists will hold its first ever in-house course, "Recent Advances in Polymers and Macromolecules in Polymers," on Oct.
The book begins by offering relevant physicochemical info on the aqueous solutions of organic compounds, then describes calorimetric techniques used for thermodynamic studies of biological macromolecules and gives advice on how to use these techniques in experiments with proteins, nucleic acids, and their complexes.
Essentials of chemical biology; structure and dynamics of biological macromolecules.