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Noun supermolecule has 1 sense
  1. macromolecule, supermolecule - any very large complex molecule; found only in plants and animals
    --1 is a kind of molecule; organic compound
    --1 has particulars:
     protein; carbohydrate, saccharide, sugar; lipid, lipide, lipoid; nucleic acid

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Term: Supermolecule

A supermolecule is a large and complex molecule that is made up of smaller individual molecules or macromolecules.

Sense 1: Biological Chemistry

In biological chemistry, a supermolecule refers to the assembly of biomolecules, such as proteins, nucleic acids, and carbohydrates, that form a complex functional unit.

Example sentence: The supermolecule formed by the interaction of DNA and histone proteins plays a crucial role in organizing and compacting the genetic material.

Sense 2: Nanotechnology

In the field of nanotechnology, a supermolecule is an artificially designed molecular structure with unique properties and functions.

Example sentence: The team of researchers developed a highly stable supermolecule for efficient energy conversion in solar cells.

Sense 3: Chemistry

In chemistry, a supermolecule refers to a large molecule composed of two or more smaller molecules held together by noncovalent interactions.

Example sentence: The self-assembly of multiple organic compounds forms a supermolecule with enhanced stability and unique chemical properties.

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