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Carbohydrates pp 487-516 | Cite as

Higher-Carbon Monosaccharides

  • Momcilo Miljković
Chapter

Abstract

Higher-carbon sugars are defined as sugars having more than six carbon atoms in their carbon chain. Thus monosaccharides containing seven or more consecutive carbon atoms belong to this class of monosaccharides, e.g., heptoses, octoses, nonoses, decoses. There are many reviews written on this topic.

Keywords

Sialic Acid Total Synthesis Macrocyclic Lactone Wittig Reaction Asymmetric Epoxidation 
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  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry & Molecular BiologyPennsylvania State UniversityHersheyUSA

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