Sequence-controlled polymer

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Sequence-controlled polymers are macromolecules in which monomer units of different chemical nature are arranged in an ordered fashion.[1] For example, biopolymers such as DNA, RNA and proteins contain ordered sequences of monomers. Non-natural sequence-defined polymers can also be prepared using synthetic methods such as solid-phase synthesis.

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  1. ^ Lutz, J.-F.; Ouchi, M.; Liu, D. R.; Sawamoto, M. (9 August 2013). "Sequence-Controlled Polymers". Science 341 (6146): 1238149. doi:10.1126/science.1238149. Retrieved 21 October 2013.