What is the main energy storage material in animals?

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Seyed S Mousavi

Main carbohydrate source is Glycogen, but some animals have significant amount of fat after all.

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 In animals glucose monomers form a polymer which is densely branched called glycogen which is an energy store. The glycogen is stored in the liver and in muscles and is broken down to glucose when needed.

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