ampholytic polymer
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An ampholytic polymer in which ionic groups of opposite sign are incorporated into the same pendant groups is called, depending on the structure of the pendant groups, a @[email protected], @[email protected], or @[email protected]
PAC, 2006, 78, 2067. (Terminology of polymers containing ionizable or ionic groups and of polymers containing ions (IUPAC Recommendations 2006)) on page 2068 [Terms] [Paper]