Synonyms: polymer electrolyte, polymeric electrolyte
Polymer composed of macromolecules in which a substantial portion of the constitutional units contains ionic or ionizable groups, or both.
  1. The terms polyelectrolyte, polymer electrolyte, and polymeric electrolyte should not be confused with the term @[email protected]
  2. Polyelectrolytes can be either synthetic or natural. @[email protected], @[email protected], teichoic acids, some @[email protected], and some @[email protected] are examples of natural polyelectrolytes.
PAC, 2006, 78, 2067. (Terminology of polymers containing ionizable or ionic groups and of polymers containing ions (IUPAC Recommendations 2006)) on page 2072 [Terms] [Paper]