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Cellulose

Only in plants/most abundant polysaccharide in nature. Made from beta glucose monomers by
condensation. Due to different shape of monomer the resulting polymer is a, ----, ---- chain.



Polymer containing beta 1, 4 glycosidic bonds.

Every other monomer needs to be flipped 180° in order to align OH at…

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Energy storage molecule in liver and muscle cells (glycogen granules).

Similar structure as amylopectin BUT: more 1, 4 glucose chains and more 1, 6 branches more
compact than starch.

How do branched ends help digestion by enzymes?

More ends.

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