Glycogen

http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photography-glucagon-glycogen-glucose-hormone-pancreas-pancreas-releases-blood-levels-fall-too-low-causes-image39693742Glycogen is a polysaccharide made from several carbohydrates (sugars) that is the main form of energy storage in the body. It is produced from carbohydrates in food that are absorbed into the bloodstream, then stored mainly in the liver and muscles, and can be broken down to produce energy for the body when required.

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