Definition of Biomolecule

1. Noun. (biochemistry) molecules, such as amino acids, sugars, nucleic acids, proteins, polysaccharides, DNA, and RNA, that occur naturally in living organisms ¹



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Definition of Biomolecule

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Biomolecule

1. Any organic molecule that is an essential part of a living organism. (13 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biomolecule

biomineral
biomineralisation
biomineralization
biomineralize
biomineralized
biomineralizes
biomineralizing
biominerals
biomixing
biomodelling
biomodification
biomodifications
biomodulator
biomodulators
biomolecular
biomolecule (current term)
biomolecules
biomonitor
biomonitoring
biomorph
biomorphic
biomorphically
biomorphism
biomorphs
biomotion
biomphalaria
biomusic
biomusical
biomusicals
bion

Literary usage of Biomolecule

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"here doubtless part of the biomolecule, or life-unit. Of these five classes of constituents of this vital unit every one is a compound and three at least of ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1906)
"... and an unknown number and variety, very large, of salts which elsewhere are termed "inorganic," here doubtless part of the biomolecule, or life-unit. ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1901)
"... de la Vie,' to form the conception of a biomolecule, or living molecule, that is to say the smallest quantity of living matter that can exhibit some of ..."

4. Sensor Systems for Biological Agent Attacks: Protecting Buildings And by Bmed, National Research Council (U.S.), ebrary, Inc (2005)
"... however, the small molecule is used as the molecular recognition element, and a biomolecule such as a protein on the surface of a cell is the target. ..."

5. Visualizing Chemistry: The Progress and Promise of Advanced Chemical Imaging by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"... A major use of macromolecular crystallography is imaging potential new therapeutics in situ at the active site of an enzyme or other biomolecule. ..."

6. In the Paradise of the Sufis by Javād Nūrbakhsh (1979)
"Therefore, studies of the effects of biomolecule-water complexation are of great importance.'7'9 Applications are wide-ranging and include the function of ..."

7. Catalyzing Inquiry at the Interface of Computing And Biology by John C. Wooley, Herbert Lin (2005)
"A very different approach would involve single molecules of DNA (or RNA or another biomolecule) acting as the memory of a single process, while enzymes ..."

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