Why is excess glucose, synthesized to glycogen, stored only in limited amounts, as compared with lipids/triglycerides that are stored in our body?
Why is mature glycogen arranged (polymerized) in 12 tiers polymer?
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Glycogen storage limitation is due to these additional facts also:
In this presentation from stanford.edu, it's stated that the number of granules is directly dependent on the number of glycogenin molecules available, and the size of the granule is directly dependent on the need for physical association b/t the glycogen synthase, and glycogenin.