CHEBI:28087 - glycogen

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ChEBI Name glycogen
Definition A polydisperse, highly branched glucan composed of chains of D-glucopyranose residues in α(1→4) glycosidic linkage, joined together by α(1→6) glycosidic linkages. A small number of α(1→3) glycosidic linkages and some cumulative α(1→6) links also may occur. The branches in glycogen typically contain 8 to 12 glucose residues.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:5466, CHEBI:24379
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Metabolite of Species Details
Saccharomyces cerevisiae (NCBI:txid4932) Source: See: PubMed
Escherichia coli (NCBI:txid562) See: PubMed
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): Escherichia coli metabolite
Any bacterial metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in Escherichia coli.
Saccharomyces cerevisiae metabolite
Any fungal metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in Baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae ).
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Outgoing glycogen (CHEBI:28087) has role Escherichia coli metabolite (CHEBI:76971)
glycogen (CHEBI:28087) has role Saccharomyces cerevisiae metabolite (CHEBI:75772)
glycogen (CHEBI:28087) is a glycogens (CHEBI:24384)
Synonyms Sources
animal starch ChemIDplus
liver starch ChemIDplus
WURCS=2.0/1,4,3/[a2122h-1a_1-5]/1-1-1-1/a4-b1_b4-c1_b6-d1 GlyTouCan
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CPD0-971 MetaCyc
G99991IU GlyTouCan
G99991IU GlyGen
Glycogen Wikipedia
HMDB0000757 HMDB
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Registry Number Type Source
9005-79-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Last Modified
07 April 2021