14.6     What is glycogen? How is it different from starch?

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Glycogen is a polysaccharide carbohydrate which is stored in the body of animals or human beings. Whenever our body requires glucose (energy), glycogen breaks down to glucose with the help of the enzyme. It is present in liver, brain and muscles. Whereas starch is a polysaccharide carbohydrate stored in plants.    

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