Essentials of Carbohydrate Chemistry

Hardcover | December 19, 1997

byJohn F. Robyt

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This is the first broad treatment of carbohydrate chemistry in many years, and presents the structures, reactions, modifications, and properties of carbohydrates. Woven throughout the text are discussions of biological properties of carbohydrates, their industrial applications, and the history of the field of carbohydrate chemistry. Written for students as well as practising scientists, this textbook and handy reference will be of interest to a wide range of disciplines: biochemistry, chemistry, food and nutrition, microbiology, pharmacology, and medicine.

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This is the first broad treatment of carbohydrate chemistry in many years, and presents the structures, reactions, modifications, and properties of carbohydrates. Woven throughout the text are discussions of biological properties of carbohydrates, their industrial applications, and the history of the field of carbohydrate chemistry. Wr...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:414 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.01 inPublished:December 19, 1997Publisher:Springer New York

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ISBN - 10:0387949518

ISBN - 13:9780387949512

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Table of Contents

Beginnings.- Developments.- Transformations.- Modifications.- Sweetness.- Polysaccharides.- Cyclodextrins.- Glycoconjugates.- Biosynthesis.- Biodegradation.- Determinations.- Appendix A: Primer on Carbohydrate Nomenclature.- Appendix B: Primer on Enzyme Names and Their Catalyzed Reactions.- Index.