Definition of supramolecular in English:

supramolecular

Line breaks: supra|molecu¦lar
Pronunciation: /ˌs(j)uːprəməˈlɛkjulə
 
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adjective

Biochemistry
Relating to or denoting structures composed of several or many molecules.
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  • In all these studies involving relatively short-chain phospholipids, it is of interest to know what supramolecular structures the phospholipid assemblies form in aqueous solutions of the relevant buffer and salt composition.
  • The major difference is that although fatty acid vesicles are long-lived supramolecular structures, their molecular components are in rapid dynamic equilibrium with the surrounding solution and with each other.
  • Multimeric molecules may also be organized into supramolecular structures presenting discrete adhesion domains within the extracellular environment.

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