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Give one structural difference between amylose and amylopectin

Give one structural difference between amylose and amylopectin

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Anjali Ahuja
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7 years ago
Amylose is type of starch which is unbranched. Consisting 1-4 Alfa glycosidic linkage. It is not easy to digested and takes less space than amylopectin.
Amylopectin is branched and consisting 1 alfa 1-6 linkage per 30 alfa 1-6 linkage. It is similar to glycogen expecting lower level of branching
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