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    why are polysaccharides not soluble in water
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    Basically because they're too big

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    (Original post by yamna_paradis)
    why are polysaccharides not soluble in water
    They are very large in size, they have collective strength due to the many bonds which are holding the whole length of the chain. The water molecules essentially cannot break the bonds.
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    Because of their size and because all of their hidrogen bonds are used.
 
 
 
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