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Polymers synthesized by living organisms. They play a role in the formation of macromolecular structures and are synthesized via the covalent linkage of biological molecules, especially AMINO ACIDS; NUCLEOTIDES; and CARBOHYDRATES.

Year introduced: 1991(1975)

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Tree Number(s): D05.750.078, D25.720.099, J01.637.051.720.099

MeSH Unique ID: D001704

Entry Terms:

  • Biopolymer
  • Bioplastics
  • Bioplastic

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