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Q: How do plants and animals store carbohydrates?
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How do insects store carbohydrates?

Insects store carbohydrates as starch. Other animals and plants do the same thing since the starch can become different kinds of saccharides.

What is the animal storage carbohydrate?

Animals store carbohydrate in the form of glycogen. This is the secondary storage tissue in animals after adipose tissue. Plants store carbohydrates in the form of starch.

How do plants and animals obtain carbohydrates?

All animals obtain carbohydrates the same way we do, by eating plants: grain, roots and tubers, leaves, fruits, nuts.Except they don't turn them into bread and pie and french fries.

Do animals store carbohydrates as cellulose?


How does plants store carbohydrates?

Starch and cellulose.

Which carbohydrates do plants store for later energy use?

Plants store glucose for later use.

What do Animal store carbohydrates as?

Animals store carbohydrates as glycogen. Glycogen is a multibranched polysaccharide of glucose.

Reserve food of plants and animals?

for animanls its fats and for plants its carbohydrates

Is carbhydrates storage in both plants and animals?

Plants store carbohydrates as sugars and starches...cellulose is also a complex structural sugar. Animals store glycogen (a type of complexed sugar) in the liver and muscles for fast energy and convert excess carbohydrate to fat.

What form do plants store their carbohydrates?

starch & cellulose

What is the difference in which in animals and plants store energy?

What is the difference in which in animals and plants store energy?

How does energy from the sun get used by human bodies?

Energy from the sun is eventually used by humans when we eat the carbohydrates that plants make when they use the sun's energy to synthesize carbohydrates from water and carbon dioxide, or when we eat the flesh of animals who eat the carbohydrates from plants, or if we eat the flesh of animals who eat other animals who eat carbohydrates from plants.