Polymer or @[email protected] the molecules of which each have one @[email protected] that acts as a @[email protected], so that each polymer or @[email protected] contributes only a single @[email protected] to a chain of the product polymer.
  1. The @[email protected] or @[email protected] of a macromonomer yields a comb or @[email protected]
  2. Macromonomers are also sometimes referred to as macromers. The use of the term 'macromer' is strongly discouraged.
PAC, 2004, 76, 889. (Definitions of terms relating to reactions of polymers and to functional polymeric materials (IUPAC Recommendations 2003)) on page 896 [Terms] [Paper]