Carbohydrates

Structures, Syntheses and Dynamics

  • Paul Finch

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Alfred D. French, Paul Finch
    Pages 1-46
  3. Karl J. Hale, Anthony C. Richardson
    Pages 47-106
  4. Ruth Falshaw, Richard H. Furneaux, George C. Slim
    Pages 107-149
  5. Horst Kunz, Birgit Löhr, Jörg Habermann
    Pages 187-227
  6. John Brady
    Pages 228-257
  7. Serge Pérez, Milou Kouwijzer
    Pages 258-293
  8. Louis T. J. Delbaere, Lata Prasad
    Pages 319-329
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 330-334

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

Monosaccharid Oligosaccharid Polysaccharid carbohydrate chemistry chemistry protein synthesis

Editors and affiliations

  • Paul Finch
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Chemical Sciences, Royal HollowayUniversity of LondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-015-9281-9
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1999
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-4033-6
  • Online ISBN 978-94-015-9281-9
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