What Is Polysaccharide?


A lot of monosaccharides bonded together make up a polysaccharide. Polysaccharides are commonly large so they break off to form macromolecules. You can find more information here: http://www.ask.com/wiki/Polysaccharide
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polymers consisting of chains of monosaccharide or disaccharides units. Groups of sugar molecules linked together make larger molecules as well as long chain polymers. These are called
Polysaccharide:1:any of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of
Polysaccharide is any one of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain linked monosaccharide units & includes starch, inulin, and cellulose.
( ′päl·ē′sak·ə′rīd vak′sēn ) (immunology) A noninfectious vaccine that contains the polysaccharide coats, or capsules,
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[pol-ee-sak-uh-rahyd, -rid]
a carbohydrate, as starch, inulin, or cellulose, containing more than three monosaccharide units per molecule, the units being attached to each other in the manner of acetals, and therefore capable of hydrolysis by acids or enzymes to monosaccharides.
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Polysaccharide are polymeric carbohydrate structures formed of repeating units joined together by glycosidic bonds. These structures are often linear but may contain various degrees of branching.
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