Macromonomer

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IUPAC definition

Macromonomer molecule: A macromolecule that has one end-group which
enables it to act as a monomer molecule, contributing only a single monomeric unit
to a chain of the final macromolecule.[1]

A macromonomer is a macromolecule with one end-group that enables it to act as a monomer. Macromonomers will contribute a single monomeric unit to a chain of the completed macromolecule.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Glossary of basic terms in polymer science (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)" (PDF). Pure and Applied Chemistry 68 (12): 2287–2311. 1996. doi:10.1351/pac199668122287. 
  2. ^ "Macromonomer molecule" (PDF). IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology. IUPAC. Retrieved 12 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "Molecules and Molecular Structure". Retrieved 12 October 2010.