Term Information

Accession
CHEBI:33839
Name
macromolecule
Ontology
Synonyms
macromolecule, macromolecules, polymer, polymer molecule, polymers
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A macromolecule is a molecule of high relative molecular mass, the structure of which essentially comprises the multiple repetition of units derived, actually or conceptually, from molecules of low relative molecular mass. [source: unknown]
Comment
None
Subset
None
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Parents of macromolecule (CHEBI:33839)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
macromolecule [is_a relation] is_a  molecular entity (CHEBI:23367)
macromolecule [is_a relation] is_a  polyatomic entity (CHEBI:36357)
Children of macromolecule (CHEBI:33839)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
biomacromolecule (CHEBI:33694) [is_a relation] is_a  macromolecule
polypeptide (CHEBI:15841) [is_a relation] is_a  macromolecule
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