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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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While vegetable oils represented a modest presence as basic constituents of macromolecular materials up to about a decade ago, the situation has evolved radically since then.
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.
The macromolecular monomer, poly(ethylene glycol) dimethacrylate (PEGDMA), with molecular weights (Mw) 400, 600 and 1000was obtained from PolySciences.
and protein macromolecular features, such as molecular weight, and combine to offer advanced insight in to molecular structure.
Light scattering detectors are used extensively with GPC/SEC detection systems to determine exact molecular mass, particularly in the development of polymer, protein and macromolecular species.
As one general way to polarize polyolefin (PO), maleic anhydride (MAH) is grafted onto macromolecular chains of PO in solid (1), (2), solution (3), (4), or melt (5-13), PO grafted with MAH (PO-g-MAH) usually is applied as the compatibilizer for immiscible polymer blends, such as PO/polyester (14), (15) and PO/polyamide (16), (17), as the adhesive for PO/glass fiber (18) and PO/carbon fiber (19), and as the processing aid for recycled plastic (20).
Complex macromolecular architectures; synthesis, characterization, and self-assembly.
Oil shale organic matter is known to a large extent consist of kerogen, a macromolecular network, which is largely insoluble in solvents and that swells when immersed in certain organic solvent.
This collection of papers provides discussions of components, trends, and research in macromolecular chemistry, the study of structure, properties, composition, and reaction mechanisms of macromolecules.
The Macromolecular Science and Engineering Award is presented to an individual who, while residing in Canada, has made a distinguished contribution to macromolecular science or engineering.