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Polymers

“Important things for easy life – through polymers.”

4.1 Introduction

In this modern world, polymers are an integral part in an individual‚s life. They have the most diverse structures and applications ranging from domestic articles to highly sophisticated instruments. These materials are used in almost all the fields like medicine, industry, agriculture, construction, etc. In recent days, these materials are used to prepare nanomaterials.

Human body is build up and functioning with different polymers like DNA, RNA, hormones, enzymes, proteins, lipids, phosponitrilic acids, etc. Most of the food materials we are eating are polymers like carbohydrates, starch, etc. In view of their importance, a proper understanding of polymeric materials ...

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