New answers tagged glucose
You misunderstand. It has nothing to do with branching. (And, as @MattDMo writes, you are attacking the problem from the wrong end.) Humans cannot digest cellulose because they do not have the enzymes needed to do so. These are called cellulases, which you can read about here. The problem seems to be one, not only of breaking the β(1→4) glucose linkage, but ...
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