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- Any large polymer (protein, nucleic acid, polysaccharide) produced by a living organism. Includes some materials (such as polyhydroxybutyrate ) suitable for use as plastics. Synonym: biological polymer.
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- abiotic, biocontrol, biosphere, catabolism, Endophyte, essential element, In vivo, infection, living modified organism, LMO, nitrogen assimilation, organism, quarantine, vitamin