Backbone chain


Backbone chain

In organic chemistry, the backbone chain of a polymer is the series of covalently-bonded atoms that together create the continuous chain of the molecule.


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • backbone chain — pagrindinė makromolekulės grandinė statusas T sritis chemija atitikmenys: angl. backbone chain rus. основная цепь макромолекулы …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Backbone — may mean:* Vertebral column, of a vertebrate organism * Backbone chain, in polymer chemistry, the framework of the molecule * Backbone Entertainment, a video game development company * Backbone network, the top level of a hierarchical network *… …   Wikipedia

  • Chain transfer — is a polymerization reaction by which the activity of a growing polymer chain is transferred to another molecule.[1][2] P• + XR → PX + R • Chain transfer reactions reduce the average molecular weight of the final polymer. Chain transfer can be… …   Wikipedia

  • backbone — noun Date: 14th century 1. spinal column, spine 2. something that resembles a backbone: as a. a chief mountain ridge, range, or system b. the foundation or most substantial or sturdiest part of something c. the longest chain of atoms or groups of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Backbone — The spine. A flexible row of bones stretching from the base of the skull to the tailbone. * * * SYN: vertebral column. * * * back·bone bōn, .bōn n 1) SPINAL COLUMN, SPINE 2) the longest chain of atoms or groups of atoms in a usu. long molecule… …   Medical dictionary

  • Puttin the Backbone Back — Infobox Album Name = Puttin The Backbone Back Type = Album Longtype = Artist = The Urge Released = 1990 Recorded = Profound Sound Genre = Ska/Rock Length = 36:43 Label = Neat Guy Producer = The Urge, G. Koester Reviews = Last album = Bust Me Dat… …   Wikipedia

  • Medium-chain triglycerides — (MCTs) are medium chain (6 to 12 carbons) fatty acid esters of glycerol. MCTs passively diffuse from the GI tract to the portal system (longer fatty acids are absorbed into the lymphatic system) without requirement for modification like long… …   Wikipedia

  • Human Chain — is a UK band led by composer and keyboard virtuoso Django Bates.HistoryIn 1981 Django rehearsed a band called Humans which originated as a duo with drummer [Steve Argüelles] .Around 1983 the name changed to Human Chain. The duo that recorded the… …   Wikipedia

  • Medium chain triglycerides — (MCTs) are medium chain (6 to 12 carbons) fatty acid esters of glycerol. MCTs passively diffuse from the GI tract to the portal system (longer fatty acids are absorbed into the lymphatic system) without requirement for modification like long… …   Wikipedia

  • side chain — noun a) in organic chemistry, that part of a molecule attached to some core structure; a radical b) the variable parts of amino acids that extend from the peptide …   Wiktionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.