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Name Structure Function Structure related to function
Alpha glucose Main energy source in animals Makes it soluble so it can be
easily transported




Beta glucose Main energy source in plants Makes it soluble so it can be
easily transported




Starch Energy storage material in plants Amylose- good for storage
Amylopectin-…

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Cellulose Unbranched chains of B glucose Makes up cell walls in plants Strong fibres provide structural
glycosidic bonds hydrogen bond support for plant cells
with each other to form microfibrils.

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