An irregular polymer
, the molecules of which are derived from only one species of
but which display a variety of structural features more appropriate for description
Where appropriate, adjectives specifying the types of 'copolymer
' may be applied to 'pseudo-copolymer
'. The term statistical pseudo-copolymer, for instance, may be used to describe an
in the molecules of which the sequential distribution of configurational units obeys
known statistical laws.
PAC, 1996, 68, 2287
(Glossary of basic terms in polymer science (IUPAC Recommendations 1996))
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