Where are the main reserves of carbohydrates in the body formed, in the form of what compound do they exist?

Carbohydrates are the main source of energy, therefore all living organisms store these substances in their cells, tissues and organs.

The main storage carbohydrate in plants is starch. It is stored in plant cells in the form of starch grains. In addition, the vacuoles of plant cells contain soluble carbohydrates: glucose, fructose, sucrose.

In animals, as in fungi, glycogen is such a storage carbohydrate. It is stored in liver cells. And if necessary, it turns into glucose.




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