Which component of starch is a branched polymer of α-glucose and insoluble in water?
Starch is a polymer of-glucose that has two components, namely amylose and amylopectin. Out of these, amylopectin is insoluble in water and constitutes about 80-85% of starch.
Concept: Carbohydrates - Preparation of Glucose from Sucrose (Cane Sugar) and Starch
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