Carbohydrates: Structures, Syntheses and Dynamics by P. FinchCarbohydrates: Structures, Syntheses and Dynamics by P. Finch

Carbohydrates: Structures, Syntheses and Dynamics

EditorP. Finch

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Carbohydrate chemistry has seen a resurgence of interest stimulated by increasing awareness of the roles of these substances in biological recognition regulation. In addition, the increasing power of theoretical, physical and synthetic methods have enabled deeper insights into the properties of carbohydrates and their potential for exploitation. Carbohydrates presents a contemporary picture of our knowledge of the structures and syntheses of monosaccharide, oligosaccharide and glycopeptide units, and the properties of some important examples and derivatives including sulphates and polysaccharides. Written by established experts in the field, the book provides informed perspective of nine key areas at a level between basic texts and special research treatments.
Title:Carbohydrates: Structures, Syntheses and DynamicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:346 pagesPublished:December 1, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048140331

ISBN - 13:9789048140336

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Table of Contents

Contributors. Preface. 1. Monosaccharides: geometry and dynamics; A.D. French, P. Finch. 2. Chemical synthesis of monosaccharides; K.J. Hale, A.C. Richardson. 3. Carbohydrate sulphates; R. Falshaw, R.H. Furneaux, G.C. Slim. 4. Conjugation of monosaccharides - synthesis of glycosidic linkages in glycosides, oligosaccharides and polysaccharides; S. Oscarson. 5. Chemistry of glycopeptides; H. Kunz, B. Löhr, J. Habermann. 6. Oligosaccharide geometry and dynamics; J. Brady. 7. Shapes and interactions of polysaccharide chains; S. Pérez, M. Kouwijzer. 8. Chemistry of polysaccharide modification and degradation; M. Yalpani. 9. Carbohydrate-protein interactions; L.T.J. Delbaere, L. Prasad. Index.

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`The style of presentation throughout the book is easily comprehensible, and this is why I recommend the book not only to experts, but also to beginners and students. As suggested also by the Editor of the volume, the book may be quite useful for those who intend to prepare and deliver graduate and post-graduate lectures in the carbohydrate field.' A,C,H-Models in Chemistry, 137:1 (2000)