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Identify the polysaccharide described by each of the following:

a. a polysaccharide that is stored in the liver and muscle tissues
b. an unbranched polysaccharide containing β(1 → 4)-glycosidic bonds
c. a starch containing α(1 → 4)- and α(1 → 6)-glycosidic bonds

Cellulose and amylose are both unbranched glucose polymers. How do they differ?

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#1

a. glycogen      
b. cellulose      
c. amylopectin, glycogen

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Cellulose contains glucose units connected by β(1 → 4)-glycosidic bonds, whereas the glucose units in amylose are connected by α(1 → 4)-glycosidic bonds.

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