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Detailed Descriptions for the elements in the SubstancePolymer resource.

SubstancePolymer
Element IdSubstancePolymer
Definition

Properties of a substance specific to it being a polymer.

Cardinality0..*
TypeDomainResource
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.identifier
Element IdSubstancePolymer.identifier
Definition

A business idenfier for this polymer, but typically this is handled by a SubstanceDefinition identifier.

NoteThis is a business identifier, not a resource identifier (see discussion)
Cardinality0..1
TypeIdentifier
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.class
Element IdSubstancePolymer.class
Definition

Overall type of the polymer.

Cardinality0..1
TypeCodeableConcept
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.geometry
Element IdSubstancePolymer.geometry
Definition

Polymer geometry, e.g. linear, branched, cross-linked, network or dendritic.

Cardinality0..1
TypeCodeableConcept
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.copolymerConnectivity
Element IdSubstancePolymer.copolymerConnectivity
Definition

Descrtibes the copolymer sequence type (polymer connectivity).

Cardinality0..*
TypeCodeableConcept
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.modification
Element IdSubstancePolymer.modification
Definition

Todo - this is intended to connect to a repeating full modification structure, also used by Protein and Nucleic Acid . String is just a placeholder.

Cardinality0..1
Typestring
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.monomerSet
Element IdSubstancePolymer.monomerSet
Definition

Todo.

Cardinality0..*
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.monomerSet.ratioType
Element IdSubstancePolymer.monomerSet.ratioType
Definition

Captures the type of ratio to the entire polymer, e.g. Monomer/Polymer ratio, SRU/Polymer Ratio.

Cardinality0..1
TypeCodeableConcept
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.monomerSet.startingMaterial
Element IdSubstancePolymer.monomerSet.startingMaterial
Definition

The starting materials - monomer(s) used in the synthesis of the polymer.

Cardinality0..*
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.monomerSet.startingMaterial.code
Element IdSubstancePolymer.monomerSet.startingMaterial.code
Definition

The type of substance for this starting material.

Cardinality0..1
TypeCodeableConcept
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.monomerSet.startingMaterial.category
Element IdSubstancePolymer.monomerSet.startingMaterial.category
Definition

Substance high level category, e.g. chemical substance.

Cardinality0..1
TypeCodeableConcept
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.monomerSet.startingMaterial.isDefining
Element IdSubstancePolymer.monomerSet.startingMaterial.isDefining
Definition

Used to specify whether the attribute described is a defining element for the unique identification of the polymer.

Cardinality0..1
Typeboolean
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.monomerSet.startingMaterial.amount
Element IdSubstancePolymer.monomerSet.startingMaterial.amount
Definition

A percentage.

Cardinality0..1
TypeQuantity
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.repeat
Element IdSubstancePolymer.repeat
Definition

Specifies and quantifies the repeated units and their configuration.

Cardinality0..*
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.repeat.averageMolecularFormula
Element IdSubstancePolymer.repeat.averageMolecularFormula
Definition

A representation of an (average) molecular formula from a polymer.

Cardinality0..1
Typestring
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnitAmountType
Element IdSubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnitAmountType
Definition

How the quantitative amount of Structural Repeat Units is captured (e.g. Exact, Numeric, Average).

Cardinality0..1
TypeCodeableConcept
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit
Element IdSubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit
Definition

An SRU - Structural Repeat Unit.

Cardinality0..*
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.unit
Element IdSubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.unit
Definition

Structural repeat units are essential elements for defining polymers.

Cardinality0..1
Typestring
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.orientation
Element IdSubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.orientation
Definition

The orientation of the polymerisation, e.g. head-tail, head-head, random.

Cardinality0..1
TypeCodeableConcept
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.amount
Element IdSubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.amount
Definition

Number of repeats of this unit.

Cardinality0..1
Typeinteger
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.degreeOfPolymerisation
Element IdSubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.degreeOfPolymerisation
Definition

Applies to homopolymer and block co-polymers where the degree of polymerisation within a block can be described.

Cardinality0..*
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.degreeOfPolymerisation.type
Element IdSubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.degreeOfPolymerisation.type
Definition

The type of the degree of polymerisation shall be described, e.g. SRU/Polymer Ratio.

Cardinality0..1
TypeCodeableConcept
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.degreeOfPolymerisation.average
Element IdSubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.degreeOfPolymerisation.average
Definition

An average amount of polymerisation.

Cardinality0..1
Typeinteger
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.degreeOfPolymerisation.low
Element IdSubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.degreeOfPolymerisation.low
Definition

A low expected limit of the amount.

Cardinality0..1
Typeinteger
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.degreeOfPolymerisation.high
Element IdSubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.degreeOfPolymerisation.high
Definition

A high expected limit of the amount.

Cardinality0..1
Typeinteger
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.structuralRepresentation
Element IdSubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.structuralRepresentation
Definition

A graphical structure for this SRU.

Cardinality0..*
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.structuralRepresentation.type
Element IdSubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.structuralRepresentation.type
Definition

The type of structure (e.g. Full, Partial, Representative).

Cardinality0..1
TypeCodeableConcept
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.structuralRepresentation.representation
Element IdSubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.structuralRepresentation.representation
Definition

The structural representation as text string in a standard format e.g. InChI, SMILES, MOLFILE, CDX, SDF, PDB, mmCIF.

Cardinality0..1
Typestring
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.structuralRepresentation.format
Element IdSubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.structuralRepresentation.format
Definition

The format of the representation e.g. InChI, SMILES, MOLFILE, CDX, SDF, PDB, mmCIF.

Cardinality0..1
TypeCodeableConcept
Summarytrue
SubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.structuralRepresentation.attachment
Element IdSubstancePolymer.repeat.repeatUnit.structuralRepresentation.attachment
Definition

An attached file with the structural representation.

Cardinality0..1
TypeAttachment
Summarytrue