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Amylases, α-Glucosidase, Starches (Amylose and Amylopectin) and Glycogen

Polymers of α-(1-4)-D-glycopyranosyl units. Amylopectin has approximately 4% α-(1-6)-D-glycopyranosyl branching. Glycogen tends to have a higher frequency of branches of shorter length than amylopectin.