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amylopectin

 [am″ĭ-lo-pek´tin]
the insoluble constituent of starch; the soluble constituent is amylose.

am·y·lo·pec·tin

(am'i-lō-pek'tin),
A branched-chain polyglucose (glucan) in starch containing both 1,4 and 1,6 linkages. Compare: amylose.

amylopectin

/am·y·lo·pec·tin/ (am″ĭ-lo-pek´tin) a highly branched, water-insoluble glucan, the insoluble constituent of starch; the soluble constituent is amylose.

amylopectin

(ăm′ə-lō-pĕk′tĭn)
n.
A highly branched polysaccharide of high molecular weight that is one of the two main components, along with amylose, of starches.

am·y·lo·pec·tin

(am'i-lō-pek'tin)
A branched-chain polyglucose (glucan) in starch containing both 1,4 and 1,6 linkages.
Compare: amylose

amylopectin

a carbohydrate polymer, of high molecular weight, composed of branched chains of GLUCOSE units.

amylopectin

the insoluble constituent of starch; the soluble constituent is amylose.