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Volume 25, Issue 1


The “Purple Book” in Portuguese: Compêndio de Nomenclatura Macromolecular

Published Online: 2009-09-01 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ci.2003.25.1.18b

The “Purple Book” in Portuguese: Compêndio de Nomenclatura Macromolecular

by C. Andrade, F. Coutinho, M. Dias, E. Lucas, C. Oliveira, and D. Tabak (eds.)

e-papers, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2002.

(ISBN 85-87922-31-9)

This compendium of IUPAC recommendations on macromolecular nomenclature provides definitions of terms relating to polymers and rules for naming polymers based on structure or source. An introduction to macromolecular nomenclature and a bibliography of biopolymer-related nomenclature recommendations are also included. The IUPAC-approved terminology and nomenclature are intended to improve communication in the scientific community by providing standardized descriptions of the materials and processes for polymer science and technology.


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Published Online: 2009-09-01

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Citation Information: Chemistry International -- Newsmagazine for IUPAC, Volume 25, Issue 1, Pages 18–18, ISSN (Online) 1365-2192, ISSN (Print) 0193-6484, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ci.2003.25.1.18b.

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