Two other important polysaccharides are glycogen and cellulose

Two other important polysaccharides are glycogen and cellulose

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Two other important polysaccharides are glycogen and cellulose.  Glycogen  is also composed of thousands of glucose units, but the  units are bonded in a different pattern than in starches.  Glycogen is the form in which glucose is stored in the human liver.  Cellulose is used primarily as a structural carbohydrate. 
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Unformatted text preview: It is also composed of glucose units, but the units cannot be released from one another except by a few species of organisms. Wood is composed chiefly of cellulose, as are plant cell walls. Cotton fabric and paper are commercial cellulose products....
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