An oligoester is an ester oligomer chain containing a small number of repeating ester units (monomers).[1] Oligoesters are short analogs of polymeric polyesters.

An example is oligo-(R)-3-hydroxybutyrate.[2]

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  1. ^ Fyles, Thomas Murray; Luong, Horace (2009). "Solid-phase synthesis of a library of linear oligoester ion-channels". Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry. 7 (4): 725. doi:10.1039/b816648j.
  2. ^ Xian M, Fuerst MM, Shabalin Y, Reusch RN (Nov 2007). "Sorting signal of Escheria coli OmpA is modified by oligo-(R)-3-hydroxybutyrate". Biochim Biophys Acta. 1768 (11): 2660–6. doi:10.1016/j.bbamem.2007.06.019. PMC 2266070. PMID 17659252.