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Where are glycogen, cellulose, and chitin naturally found and how do living things...

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blackops721 | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted August 12, 2011 at 6:36 AM via web

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Where are glycogen, cellulose, and chitin naturally found and how do living things utilize these polysaccharides?

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aimeefarnum | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Adjunct Educator

Posted August 23, 2011 at 10:25 AM (Answer #1)

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Cellulose is a sugar used in cell walls of plant cells. Chitin is found in exoskeletons of insects and Arthropods (such as shrimp) and beaks of Cephalopods (such as squid) Glycogen is found in adipose (fat) tissue of animals and fungi. It is used to store energy.
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ryanmoossighi | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted June 28, 2012 at 5:28 PM (Answer #2)

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Is cellulose and chitin also used to store energy? How do living things use cellulose and chitin?

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