A monomer (/ˈmɒnəmər/ MON-ə-mər,[1] frae Greek mono "ane" an meros "pairt") is a molecule that mey bind chemically tae ither molecules tae form a polymer.[2][3]


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  2. Introduction to Polymers 1987 R.J. Young Chapman & Hall ISBN 0-412-22170-5
  3. Bruce Alberts, Alexander Johnson, Julian Lewis,Otin Raff, Keith Roberts, and Peter Walter, Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2008, Garland Science, ISBN 978-0-8153-4105-5.