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Amylopectin

Amylopectin

(Science: protein) component of starch in which glucose chain is _ 1,4 linked (_ 1,6 at branch points).


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Diff b/w: monosaccharide, oligosaccharide, polysaccharide?

... anyway... How does the structure of amylose determine it's function in biology? I know it's not linear, and globular. How does the structure of amylopectin determine it's function in biology? I know it's not linear, and globular, and has branches.

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by leftventricle
Fri Oct 15, 2010 1:24 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Diff b/w: monosaccharide, oligosaccharide, polysaccharide?
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Help with a Problem Involving Polysaccharides

... First of all, how does Hydrochloric acid work in breaking glycosidic bonds? Does it have to do with the fact that some starches like amylopectin have lots of branches?

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by zerobladex
Sat Sep 19, 2009 2:59 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Help with a Problem Involving Polysaccharides
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composition of various saccharides

What molecules do these contain? --Acarbose --Stachyose --Glucan --Glycogen --Amylose --Amylopectin --Zymosan --Lentinan --Suzofiran --Maltodextrin --Fructan --Inulin --Levans --Mannose --Mannan --Chitin --Fructooligosaccharide --Galacto-oligosaccharide --Mannan-oligosaccharide ...

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by rturu
Tue Aug 18, 2009 11:18 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: composition of various saccharides
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Starch and Sugars. Starch-containing products "sugar-f

... and polysaccharide. Starch is classified into polysaccharide because it exists in two types of long chains which is known as amylose and amylopectin. The monomer of starch are a-glucose. a-glucose combines with each other by the formation of glycosidic bonds. According to my knownledge, ...

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by Tan Tze Chein
Tue Jan 16, 2007 10:55 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Starch and Sugars. Starch-containing products "sugar-f
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Amylase

i'm guessing it breaks the carbon-carbon covalent bond between amylose and amylopectin

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by MrMistery
Tue Nov 22, 2005 6:56 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Amylase
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