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    hey:P
    i was just confused about some things . i would appreciate if someone would explain these answers to me .
    Thank you .


    why is water able to absorb alot of energy ?
    -why are water molecules held further apart in ice than in water?
    -how does glucoses structure make it the main energy source?
    -what enzymes that break down the molecule to get at the glycosidic bonds easily in amylopectin? and why do they need to do that ?
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    (Original post by Sadilla)
    hey:P
    i was just confused about some things . i would appreciate if someone would explain these answers to me .
    Thank you .


    why is water able to absorb alot of energy ?
    -why are water molecules held further apart in ice than in water?
    -how does glucoses structure make it the main energy source?
    -hat enzymes that break down the molecule to get at the glycosidic bonds easily in amylopectin? and why do they need to do that ?

    Hi these are what i think
    - Water can absorb a lot of energy because of the large number of hydrogen bonds that hold water molecules together
    - not sure sorry
    - I think its because its a monosaccharide so it doesnt need to be hydrolyzed/digested for it to be absorbed by the body
    - Apparently amylase breaks down amylopectin since it is a starch. The glycosidic bonds between the amylopectin are hydrolyzed and broken by this enzyme into smaller subunits of sugar (maybe maltose, a disaccharide?)
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    (Original post by Sadilla)
    hey:P
    i was just confused about some things . i would appreciate if someone would explain these answers to me .
    Thank you .


    why is water able to absorb alot of energy ?
    -why are water molecules held further apart in ice than in water?
    -how does glucoses structure make it the main energy source?
    -hat enzymes that break down the molecule to get at the glycosidic bonds easily in amylopectin? and why do they need to do that ?
    1) probs due to the hydrogen bonds
    2) probs also due to hydrogen bonds
    3) it acts as a substrate for ATP (i think)
    4) never heard of hat enzymes...

    NOTE: I took a guess for Q2 and 3
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    1. H bonds hold molecules further apart
    2. Glycosidic bonds hold energy
    3. Amylase breaks 1-4 and Glucosidase breaks 1-6 linkages.
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