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amylose vs. cellulose

[ am-uh-lohs ]
  1. the soluble or sol component of starch that forms a stiff gel at ordinary temperatures and turns blue in iodine.
[ sel-yuh-lohs ]
  1. an inert carbohydrate, (C6H10O5)n, the chief constituent of the cell walls of plants and of wood, cotton, hemp, paper, etc.

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