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Glycogen

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  • 1. Molecule
    Glycogen
    Parent’s Name: Michael Galperin
    Name of your biomolecule: Glycogen
     
    Date of adoption: September 26, 2010
  • 2. What elements make up it?
    Made up of:
    Carbon
    Oxygen
    Hydrogen
  • 3. Is Glycogen made up of subunits?
    Glycogen subunits:
    Glucose monomers
  • 4. What functional groups does Glycogen contain?
    Hydroxyl
    Carbonyl
  • 5. What type of organic compound does Glycogen belong to?
    Glycogen is
    a Carbohydrate.
    Family members are:
    Glucose
    Sucrose
    Fructose
    etc
  • 6. What are the general functions of all compounds in the family?
    Function of Carbohydrates:
    the storage of energy
     building blocks for the structure of many cell organelles.
  • 7. Functions of Glycogen
     Storage form of glucose in animal
    Glycogen created to store chemical energy in animals
    Short Term
    Maintain blood glucose levels
  • 8. Why am I a good parent?
    I have muscle tissues and a liver
    I work a lot so I need the energy provided by glycogen.
    I eat a lot of food with glucose so glycogen makes a perfect storage for the glucoses.
  • 9. Sources
    http://www.exrx.net/Nutrition/Glycogen.html
    http://www.carbs-information.com/glycogen-glucose-energy-store.htm
    http://biomodel.uah.es/en/model3/index.htm

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