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Macromolecular Substances

"Macromolecular Substances" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Compounds and molecular complexes that consist of very large numbers of atoms and are generally over 500 kDa in size. In biological systems macromolecular substances usually can be visualized using ELECTRON MICROSCOPY and are distinguished from ORGANELLES by the lack of a membrane structure.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Macromolecular Substances" by people in this website by year, and whether "Macromolecular Substances" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 76 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2007
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