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)

What is glycogen?

Glycogen is a carbohydrate Glycogen is a specifically a storage carbohydrate, polymer of glucose found in, among other organs, the liver and skeletal muscle. In the liver, th (MORE)
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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)
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What is Glycogen used for?

Glycogen is "Animal Starch" analagous to Plant Starch (polymerized glucose) - a form of chemical energy storage used by animals and fungi.
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Glycogen and starch?

Are complex sugars that are stored. Glycogen is the way that sugar is stored in animals, starch is the way that sugar is stored in plants.
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What are the characteristics of glycogen?

Glycogen is a polysaccharide that is the principal storage form of glucose (Glc) in animal and human cells. Glycogen is found in the form of granules in the cytosol in many (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)