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Biopolymer

German: Biopolymer

1 Definition

Biopolymers are polymers of natural origin that are produced in the metabolism of creatures.

2 Background

Polymers are macromolecules that are composed of repeating units, so-called monomers.

Biopolymers include for example:

Biopolymers are both produced in primary as well as in secondary metabolism and take over various functions.

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