homopolysaccharide

<biochemistry> A polysaccharide made up of only one kind of simple sugar. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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homopolysaccharide

(from the article `carbohydrate`) In general, homopolysaccharides have a well-defined chemical structure, although the molecular weight of an individual amylose or xylan molecule may ... Polysaccharides composed of many molecules of one sugar or one sugar derivative are called homopolysaccharides (homoglycans). Homopolysaccharides ... ...
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Homopolysaccharide

Homopolysaccharides are Polysaccharide (polymers) composed of a single type of sugar monomer. For example, cellulose is an unbranched homopolysaccharaide made up of glucose monomers connected via beta-glycosidic linkages; glycogen is a branched form, where the glucose monomers are joined by alpha-glycosidic linkages. ...
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