OBO ID: CHEBI:28087
Term Name: glycogen Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • animal starch
  • Glycogen
  • liver starch
Definition: A polydisperse, highly branched glucan composed of chains of D-glucopyranose residues in alpha(1->4) glycosidic linkage, joined together by alpha(1->6) glycosidic linkages. A small number of alpha(1->3) glycosidic linkages and some cumulative alpha(1->6) links also may occur. The branches in glycogen typically contain 8 to 12 glucose residues.
References:
  • CAS:9005-79-2
  • GlyTouCan:G99991IU
  • HMDB:HMDB0000757
  • KEGG:C00182
  • MetaCyc:CPD0-971
  • Wikipedia:Glycogen
Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available