Essays Tagged: "Amylopectin"

Give an account on the molecular structure of carbohydrates

llulose.Starch is a plant storage carbohydrate with the alpha glucose monomers present- Amylose and Amylopectin. It has alpha glucose 1-4 and alpha glucose 1-6 glycosidic bonds present. It has an over ... n. It is an unbranched chain of monomers. The chain coils up in a helix to form a compact molecule. Amylopectin on the other hand is a branched polysaccharide. It is made up of alpha glucose monomers. ...

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Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry