Advertisement Remove all ads

Which Component of Starch is a Branched Polymer of α-glucose and Insoluble in Water? - Chemistry

Advertisement Remove all ads
Advertisement Remove all ads
Advertisement Remove all ads

Which component of starch is a branched polymer of α-glucose and insoluble in water?

Advertisement Remove all ads

Solution

Starch is a polymer of αα-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
  Is there an error in this question or solution?

Video TutorialsVIEW ALL [1]

Advertisement Remove all ads
Share
Notifications

View all notifications


      Forgot password?
View in app×