Starch vs. Glycogen: Structure & Function


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The primary function of starch in plants is

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1. The chemical reaction that builds starch and glycogen out of glucose molecules is called

2. Glycogen is made in

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You're going to be asked questions about starch's functions, the formulation of glycogen, and chemical reactions and other processes that surround these two carbohydrates.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To be a bit clearer, you are going to demonstrate what you know of:

  • Main purpose of starch in plants
  • Chemical reaction that form glycogen and starch from glucose
  • Where glycogen forms
  • Another name for complex carbohydrates
  • Process of starch breakdown

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding complex carbohydrates
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as starch and glycogen
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about carbohydrates in a different way

About This Quiz & Worksheet

By using the related lesson, you have the chance to learn more about the contrasts between starch and glycogen. The title of this lesson is Starch vs. Glycogen: Structure & Function, and it covers:

  • Starch in plants and animals
  • Dehydration of glucose to make sucrose
  • Photosynthesis
  • Hydrolysis versus condensation