ISBN 9780195674033,Carbohydrate Chemistry

Carbohydrate Chemistry

Rs135

Publisher

Oxford University Press India

Publication Year 2005
ISBN-13

ISBN 9780195674033

ISBN-10 0195674030
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 96 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Chemistry

Carbohydrates Are A Vital Part Not Only Of Metabolism, But Are Implicated As Key Coding Molecules In A Host Of Subtle Biological Events. The Exploration Of The Role And The Manipulation Of This Wonderful Class Of Molecules Is An Exciting And Ever Changing Field. This Primer Seeks To Strip Off Some Of The Mystery That Often Surrounds Carbohydrate Chemistry, A Subject Taught In All Undergraduate Courses, By Highlighting And Summarizing Some Of The Central Principles And Ideas And By Illustrating Them With Both Classical And State-Of-The-Art Examples.

About The Author
B. G. Davis Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Oxford University
Antony J. Fairbanks Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Oxford University

Table Of Contents
Introduction
Open Chain And Ring Structure Of Monosaccharide
Reactions Of The Anomeric Centre
Reactions Of Hydroxyl Groups
Reactions Of The Anomeric Centre
Reactions Of Hydroxyl Groups
Chemical Disaccharide Formation
Enzymatic Disaccharide Formation
Chemical Glycobiology
Appendix: Drawing Sugars
Answers To Problems
Further Reading
Index
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