|secondary structure in proteins in which two or more strands of the polypeptide chain lay parallel|
|Symbol: O; atomic weight: 15.9994; atomic number: 8|
macromolecule mac·ro·mol·e·cule (māk'rō-mŏl'ĭ-ky&oomacr;l')
A very large molecule, such as a protein, consisting of many smaller structural units linked together.
|macromolecule (māk'rō-mŏl'ĭ-kyl') Pronunciation Key
A large molecule, such as a protein, consisting of many smaller molecules linked together.