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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)
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Why is amylopectin more compact than amylose?

Actually, amylose is more compact than amylopectin due to itshelical structure. Amylose is unbranching and forms a compacthelix, whereas amylopectin is a branching structure.