Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 15 - Problems: 15.81

Answer

See explanation below.

Work Step by Step

Condensation polymers are much more chemically similar to biopolymers like proteins, DNA. Both of them involve repeating sequences of two monomers, which polymerise via condensation. Condensation involves removal of small molecules such as water, alcohol, ammonia. Biopolymers contain amide linkages, so do some of the condensation polymers.
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