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Unformatted text preview: glucose] both 1-4 linkage. Both are alpha forms (means that the hydroxyl is below). Amylopectin has a 1-6 branch , 1 per 30! Glycogen- much more branching. [at 1-6] Cellulose/Chitin – beta glycosidic linkage. Straight. No branching. Parallel fibers. 1-4 linkage. Between chains, small hydrogen bonds. Chemically modified carbohydrates Sugar phosphate-Fructose 1, 6 biphosphate-Glucose 6 phosphate Amino sugars-glucosamine, galactosamine-amino group instead of a OH Chitin-polymer of N acetyl glucosamine *know the N acetyl glucosamine picture [has presence of Nitrogen] Chitin- found in exoskeleton of arthropods. Can be used as surgical threat. Strong as cellulose. Splenda/Sucralose- Another function of polysacch. Identity – glycoproteins : identification badge for cells....
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2010 for the course BIO 311C taught by Professor Satasivian during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '08