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Polymers are any kind of large molecules made of repeating identical or similar subunits called monomers. The starch and cellulose are polymers of glucose, which in that case, is the monomer.
Proteins are polymers of about 20 amino acids (the monomer).

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Chemistry of Life

Amino Acids and Proteins
Amino Acids and Proteins at U. Cincinnati

last updated 26 Dec 2005