Biopolymers in vivo

Definition

Biopolymers are covalently bonded linear structures produced by living organisms, including polynucleotides, like RNA and DNA; polypeptides, from which proteins are formed; and polysaccharides, comprising carbohydrates. Biopolymers in vivo refers to these polymers when they are studied in the cells of whole living organisms.

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    Spider webs are designed to cope with stress and disruption, favouring repair over rebuilding.

    Nature 482, 6