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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Polysaccharide are large numbers of carbohydrates found in or made by living organisms and microbes. They are large, complex molecules of hundreds to thousands of glucose molecules
Polysaccharide:1:any of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of
Polysaccharides are a form of carbohydrates. This is a complex form. Monosaccharides join together and create the polysaccharides. Glycosidic bonds are the binding force between the
Polysaccharide is any one of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain linked monosaccharide units & includes starch, inulin, and cellulose.
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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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