Polymer having reactive functional groups that can undergo chemical transformation
under the conditions required for a given reaction or application.
PAC, 2004, 76, 889
(Definitions of terms relating to reactions of polymers and to functional polymeric materials (IUPAC Recommendations 2003))
on page 897
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