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macromolecule

 [mak″ro-mol´ĕ-kūl]
a very large molecule having a polymeric chain structure, as in proteins, polysaccharides, and certain other substances. adj., adj macromolec´ular.

mac·ro·mol·e·cule

(mak'rō-mol'ĕ-kyūl),
A molecule of colloidal size, for example, proteins, polynucleic acids, polysaccharides, and synthetic polymers.

macromolecule

/mac·ro·mol·e·cule/ (mak″ro-mol´ĭ-kūl) a very large molecule having a polymeric chain structure, as in proteins, polysaccharides, etc.macromolec´ular

macromolecule

(măk′rō-mŏl′ĭ-kyo͞ol′)
n.
A very large molecule, such as a polymer or protein, consisting of many smaller structural units linked together. Also called supermolecule.

mac′ro·mo·lec′u·lar (-mə-lĕk′yə-lər) adj.

macromolecule

[-mol′əkyo̅o̅l]
Etymology: Gk, makros + L, moles, mass
a molecule of colloidal size, such as a protein, nucleic acid, or polysaccharide usually produced via polymerization. macromolecular, adj.

macromolecule

Chemistry
A general term for any large molecule (e.g., protein, RNA, DNA).
 
Molecular biology
A molecule larger than about 10 kDA.

mac·ro·mol·e·cule

(mak'rō-mol'ĕ-kyūl)
A molecule of colloidal size (e.g., proteins, polynucleic acids, polysaccharides).

macromolecule

A very large molecule, such as a protein or other long polymer. DNA is a macromolecule, as is the polysaccharide glycogen.

macromolecule

a very large molecule, composed of many atoms and having a very large molecular weight. Examples include nucleic acids, proteins.

macromolecule

large molecule, e.g. a protein, globulin, nucleic acid or polysaccharide

mac·ro·mol·e·cule

(mak'rō-mol'ĕ-kyūl)
A molecule of colloidal size (e.g., proteins, polynucleic acids, polysaccharides).

macromolecule,

n a substance with molecules of colloidal size, notably proteins, nucleic acids, and polysaccharides.

macromolecule

a very large molecule having a polymeric chain structure, as in proteins, polysaccharides, etc.
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They depict the macromolecule in a melt as a backbone with multiple branches emerging from each end of the backbone.
It must include a detection system compatible with the GPC/SEC that can analyse and characterise polymers and macromolecules and allow for the determination of absolute molecular mass; and b) A light scattering system compatible with GPC/SEC capable of measuring polymer, macromolecule and particle size and molecular weight.
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One such macromolecule is manganese acetate, which includes a cluster of 12 manganese ions and 16 acetate ions.