amylopectin


am·y·lo·pec·tin

noun \ˌa-mə-lō-ˈpek-tən\

Definition of AMYLOPECTIN

:  a component of starch that has a high molecular weight and branched structure and does not tend to gel in aqueous solutions

First Known Use of AMYLOPECTIN

1905

am·y·lo·pec·tin

noun \ˌam-ə-lō-ˈpek-tən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AMYLOPECTIN

: a component of starch that has a high molecular weight and branched structure and does not tend to gel in aqueous solutions

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