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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0596973

NCI Thesaurus Code: C63845  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Chemical Viewed Structurally

NCIt Definition: A chemical subunit that can undergo polymerization by bonding to other subunits.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A molecule that can join with other identical monomers to form a larger structure called a polymer.

CSP Definition: relatively simple compound, usually containing carbon, that is able to combine in chains with other like or unlike molecules to produce large polymers.

NPO Definition: A small organic molecule which is bonded to other similar molecules to form a polymer.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
monomer

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C63845 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
CODE NPO_1498 NPO
DID 1946-1271 CSP
RDF_ID NPO_1498 NPO

Additional Concept Data:  (none)

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