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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.
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Adj.1.macromolecular - relating to or consisting of or characterized by macromoleculesmacromolecular - relating to or consisting of or characterized by macromolecules; "macromolecular compounds"
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Upon establishment of the joint venture, both shareholders will contribute macromolecular biopharmaceutic innovative drugs, biosimilars and cash to the joint venture, which is established to seize opportunities, improve shortcomings, and accelerate product upgrades using big data-driven precision medicine featuring bio-antibody, gene therapy and immune cell therapy.
The paper is titled 'Multimodal interference-based imaging of nanoscale structure and macromolecular motion uncovers UV induced cellular paroxysm'.
Other areas of microbiology include the clash of macromolecular titans: replication-transcription conflicts in bacteria, antibiotic-induced genetic variation: how it arises and how to prevent it, electron bifurcation: a long-hidden energy-coupling mechanism, detecting microbial infections through the innate immune sensing of nucleic acids, and the regulation of sexual commitment and gameto-cytogenesis in malaria parasites.
Cryosystems are designed for use in the freezing of macromolecular powder samples and as well as small molecule samples.
The platform uses proprietary technology that enables the delivery of macromolecular payloads to select cells and subcellular locations in those cells.
Moad, "Mechanism and kinetics of dithiobenzoate-mediated RAFT polymerization-status of the dilemma," Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, vol.
Intramitochondrial macromolecular concentrations reach up to 560 g/L [20, 21].
The macromolecular crowding (MMC) method addresses this question by modifying the microenvironment and facilitating the formation and remodeling of the extracellular matrix (ECM) [1, 2].
Sahagun, Guenthner, and Mabry developed a method for curing a macromolecular cyanurate network using functionalized silica-coated magnetic nanoparticles in a resin mixture which includes cyanate ester monomers and oligomers.
Controlled radical polymerization, biomimetics, recombitant engineering and the drive toward "green" ingredients have all caused diversification and improvement in the functions of macromolecular cosmetic ingredients.