Talk:Biopolymer

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Copy edit[edit]

I think this article needs some copy editing Tamicus (talk) 13:25, 25 November 2010 (UTC)

Notes on the editing of this page[edit]

This page is all messed up. I started to fix it into what I thought would be a more coherent form however now I myself am questioning wither or not Polynucleotide polymers are indeed Biopolymers. They are indeed in all living organisms but that has no bearing that they are created by living organisms. I changed the header and grouped biopolymers into their three categories. These can be expounded upon a bit. Was thinking about changing the nomenclature section to examples of each of the three categories. Would not human made polymers be biopolymers? Now the question becomes is there a significant difference between polymers and biopolymers.

Copyright problem[edit]

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Proteins[edit]

Surely proteins are also biopolymers. But the current article does not say so. Am I misunderstanding something? --Ettrig (talk) 08:05, 22 November 2012 (UTC)