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B-type chains, making half of the branches, have two branch points, and all chains have the same length.

  • E. Meléndez-Hevia, R. Meléndez and E. I. Canela (2000) "Glycogen Structure: an Evolutionary View", pp. 319–326 in Technological and Medical Implications of Metabolic Control Analysis (ed. A. Cornish-Bowden and M. L. Cárdenas), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht

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English: 2-D cross-sectional view of glycogen: A core protein of glycogenin is surrounded by branches of glucose units. The entire globular complex may contain approximately 30.000 glucose units.

(Description reference: Page 12 in: Exercise physiology: energy, nutrition, and human performance By William D. McArdle, Frank I. Katch, Victor L. Katch Edition: 6, illustrated Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006

ISBN 0781749905, 9780781749909, 1068 pages)
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