Results for: Glycogen

What is glycogen stored?

  Firstly, glycogen is a polysaccharide of glucose (made up from lots of glucose monomers), and functions as the primary short term energy storage in animal cells (mostly (MORE)
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Why is glycogen branched?

Glycogen is branched to allow more efficient energy storage and to provide multiple attachment points for enzymes that add to its glucose monomers.
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What is the structure of glycogen?

Glycogens are a macromolecules composed carbon (C) hydrogen (H) and  oxygen (O). The molecular formula of glycogen is C24H42O21. A  Glycogen is two carbon rings bonded to ot (MORE)
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Examples of glycogen?

Glycogen is a polysaccharide of glucose that is energy storage in  animals and fungi. Glucose is an example of glycogen.

What are the sources of glycogen?

Glycogen is a type of carbohydrate that is a back up source of  energy for the body. Sources of glycogen are the same as those of  carbohydrates, which include fruit and veg (MORE)

Is glycogen a lipid?

No. According to our AP Bio book, Glycogen is a carbohydrate. 3 major types of lipids are fats, phospholipids and steroids (cholesterol is a type of steroid and is thus a li (MORE)
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Where is glycogen produced?

Glycogen is produced in muscles and the liver. It is a form of  glucose that is stored in the liver, and is degraded when our blood  has low levels of circulating glucose.

What does glycogen store?

If your body does not have any use for the glucose, it is converted into glycogen and stored it in the liver and muscles as an energy reserve. Your body can store about a half (MORE)

Is glycogen a polysaccharide?

yes ,Glycogen is a polysaccharide. It is a major storage form of carbohydrate in animal.found mainly in liver and muscle.It is a highly branched form of amylopectin .Alfa-1,6 (MORE)

Is glycogen exergonic?

Glycogen is a storage polysaccharide made up of glucose units. The synthesis of glycogen is endergonic. That is energy has to be supplied for the synthesis process. The br (MORE)