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What is the difference between amylose and amylopectin?

Amylopectin is easer for enzymes to get around and break it down. Amylose is a long unbranced chain of glucose, it has a cylinder like structure wich makes it compact so it (MORE)

What are differences between amylopectin and glycogen?

Recent research has actually shown that Glycogen IS actually a form of amylopectin. Amylopectin is a branched polysaccharide joined by alpha-1,4 linkages with branch points of (MORE)
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Why is amylopectin more compact than amylose?

Actually, amylose is more compact than amylopectin due to its  helical structure. Amylose is unbranching and forms a compact  helix, whereas amylopectin is a branching struc (MORE)

What does amylopectins do to starch?

Starch is a mixture of two types of polymers (or macromolecules) namely: Amylose and Amylopectin. Both polymers have a fairly large distribution of sizes, but are still made o (MORE)