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# Which of the given statements is INCORRECT

Question:

Which of the given statements is INCORRECT about glycogen ?

1. It is a straight chain polymer similar to amylose

2. Only $\alpha$-linkages are present in the molecule

3. It is present in animal cells

4. It is present in some yeast and fungi

Correct Option: 1

Solution:

Glycogen is an animal starch.

It consists of $\alpha$-amylose and amylopectin.

Amylopectin is branched chain polysaccharide

Hence statement (1) is incorrect.