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Alpha Glucose Beta Glucose Joining Monosaccharide's










Starch

Main Energy Storage Polysaccharide in plants
Insoluble in water
Consists of a mixture of long straight ­ chain Amylose and branched Amylopectin
Amylose Long unbranched chain of Alpha Glucose, compact for good storage
Amylopectin Long branched chain of Alpha Glucose, Side branches allow…

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Amylose(starch) consists of Alpha Glucose which has an OH below the plane of the ring in Carbon
1 while Cellulose consists of Beta Glucose which has an OH above the plane of the ring in Carbon 1
Both Long straight chains and found in plants

Explain how the structure of…

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