The Carbohydrates: Chemistry and Biochemistry, Second Edition, Volume IIB is a complete revision of a previous work that was based on “The Chemistry of the Carbohydrates . This volume is composed of 10 chapters that cover the chemical and biochemical aspects of the main types of carbohydrates.
This book begins with considerable chapters on the main types of carbohydrates, including starch, glycogen, pectins, plant gums, plant, algal, and microbial polysaccharides, as well as monosaccharides. These chapters specifically tackle the occurrence, isolation, production, properties, and reactions of these carbohydrates. This volume includes chapters on the fields of glycolipids and glycoproteins. The concluding chapters cover the official nomenclature rules for carbohydrates and for enzymes having carbohydrates as substrates.
This volume is of great value to carbohydrates scientists and researchers.