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Schematic twa-dimensional cross-sectional view o glycogen: A core protein o glycogenin is surroondit bi branches o glucose units. The entire globular granule mey conteen aroond 30,000 glucose units.[1]

Glycogen is a multibranched polysaccharide o glucose that serves as a form o energy storage in ainimals[2] an fungi. The polysaccharide structur represents the main storage form o glucose in the bouk.

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  2. Sadava; et al. (2011). Life (9th, International ed.). W. H. Freeman. ISBN 9781429254311.