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    Dear friends,

    I cannot figure out how to make the following sentence sound better:

    "The primary storage polysaccharide in fungi is glycogen being of similar significance for them as starch is for plants."

    Would it be better with "...which is of similar significance..."?
    Or: "...where it is of similar significance..."?
    What about the second part of the sentence -is "...for them as starch is for..." OK? It just does not sound natural to me.

    Any help will be greatly appreciated, thanks!

    Polokoza

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    Default Re: being of similar significance...

    Quote Originally Posted by polokoza View Post
    Dear friends,

    I cannot figure out how to make the following sentence sound better:

    "The primary storage polysaccharide in fungi is glycogen being of similar significance for them as starch is for plants."

    Would it be better with "...which is of similar significance..."?
    Or: "...where it is of similar significance..."?
    What about the second part of the sentence -is "...for them as starch is for..." OK? It just does not sound natural to me.

    Any help will be greatly appreciated, thanks!

    Polokoza
    "The primary storage polysaccharide in fungi is glycogen, which is analogous to the starch stored by plants."

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