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1. Glycogen
A polysaccharide the body uses for energy storage; it is made up of chains of glucose molecules. When the body has depleted the free glucose in the blood, the liver breaks down glycogen into more glucose.

2. Glycogen synthetase
An enzyme which makes amylose out of glucose molecules (a type of sugar ) and attaches them to glycogen (a type of polysaccharide ).

3. Glycogen
Polysaccharide consisting of numerous monosaccharide glucoses linked together. The animal equivalent of starch.

4. Glycogenesis
* The making of the polysaccharide glycogen , generally out of molecules of the sugar glucose * The making of any sugar.

5. Glycogenolysis (glycogeny)
The breaking down, or catabolism , of the polysaccharide glycogen into molecules of the sugar glucose and molecules of glucose 1-phosphate within the body by enzyme s. The enzymes are controlled by nerve impulses and hormone s.

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