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Polysaccharides are long chains of sugar units
What is a polysaccharide?
polymers of monosaccharides linked together by dehydration reactions.
What is starch?
A storage polysccharide in plants, glucose monomers
What do animals store excess sugar in?
Where is glycogen stored?
liver and muscle
What is cellulose?
a polymer of glucose,
How are cellulose molecules joined?
Do humans have an enxyme that hydrolize glucose linkages in cellulose?
What is chitin?
a strong structural polysaccharide