Why starch is insoluble in water?


Starch,a homopolysaccharide is insoluble in water due to the presence of larger macromolecules.

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by: Rhea Jacob

So what about amylose? Even amylose is insoluble in water right. Only dry form of amylose is soluble in water.

solubiliuty of starch
by: Umer Parvez

There are two types of starches. The starch which is insoluble is called "Amylopectin" because it is composed of branched chain of glucose.

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