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biopolymer

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Definition

biopolymer noun

Any polymer that is produced by a living organism or synthesized from renewable biomass. Naturally occurring biopolymers include proteins and starch (which are composed of amino acid and sugar monomer units, respectively); synthetic biopolymers include bioplastics, biotextiles, and some nanofibres[1].

Español

Biopolímeros[2]

Français

Biopolymère[1]

中文

生物高聚物[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Forest Resources Glossary. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service. (2019, May 08). https://cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/terms/
  2. 2.0 2.1 AGROVOC Multilingual Thesaurus. (2019, March 21). Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. http://aims.fao.org/vest-registry/vocabularies/agrovoc (CC BY 3.0 IGO)