Storage polysaccharide of Euglena > Euglena and related algae, present as a discrete granule in the cytoplasm and consisting of b(1-3)-glucan.
Paramylon is a carbohydrate similar to starch. The chloroplasts found in Euglena contain chlorophyll which aids in the synthesis of carbohydrates to be stored as starch granules and paramylon. Paramylon is made in the pyrenoids of Euglena. The euglenoids have chlorophylls a and b and they store their photosynthate in an unusual form called paramyl...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paramylon
<plant biology> Storage polysaccharide of Euglena and related algae, present as a discrete granule in the cytoplasm and consisting of _(1-3) glucan. ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
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