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2011-04-06 04:14:43
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Polysaccharides are long chains of sugar units
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  1. What is a polysaccharide?
    polymers of monosaccharides linked together by dehydration reactions.
  2. What is starch?
    A storage polysccharide in plants, glucose monomers
  3. What do animals store excess sugar in?
    glycogen
  4. Where is glycogen stored?
    liver and muscle
  5. What is cellulose?
    a polymer of glucose,
  6. How are cellulose molecules joined?
    hydrogen bonds
  7. Do humans have an enxyme that hydrolize glucose linkages in cellulose?
    no
  8. What is chitin?
    a strong structural polysaccharide

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