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Polysaccharide

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  1. Polysaccharides are relatively complex carbohydrates

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  2. They are polymers made up of many monosaccharides joined together by glycosidic bonds

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  3. They are therefore very large, often branched, macromolecules

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  4. They tend to be amorphous, insoluble in water, and have no sweet taste

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  5. When all the monosaccharides in a polysaccharide are the same type the polysaccharide is called a homopolysaccharide, but when more than one type of monosaccharide is present they are called heteropolysaccharides

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