27th International Congress of Pure and Applied Chemistry - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080239361, 9781483151304

27th International Congress of Pure and Applied Chemistry

1st Edition

Plenary and Invited Lectures Presented at the 27th IUPAC Congress, Helsinki, Finland, 27-31 August 1979

Editors: A. Varmavuori
eBook ISBN: 9781483151304
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1980
Page Count: 396
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27th International Congress of Pure and Applied Chemistry is a collection of lectures presented at the 27th Congress of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, held in Helsinki, Finland, on August 27-31, 1979. The event covers a wide range of topics relating to chemistry, including biotechnology and bioengineering; trace element analysis; modern methods in clinical chemistry; and analysis and structure of cell membrane carbohydrates. Chemometrics is also discussed, along with the chemistry and technology of natural polymers and their degradation products. This book consists of 36 chapters and opens with an assessment of prospects for biotechnology amid the resource problems facing industrialized countries. The reader is then introduced to the main principles of screening effective anticancer drugs based on the methods and concepts of biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics; the fundamental principles involved in steroid immunoassay for clinical chemistry applications; fractionation and determination of trace elements in plants, soils, and sediments; and trace metal analysis in exploration geochemistry. The following chapters explore clinical applications of steroid hormone receptor assays; asparagine-linked sugar chains of glycoproteins; chemistry and technology of starch; and use of high-performance liquid chromatography in the analysis of red blood cell glycolipids.
This monograph will be a valuable source of information for practitioners and research workers in the field of pure and applied chemistry.

Table of Contents

Plenary Lectures

Prospects for Biotechnology in a Resource-Limited World

Physical, Biochemical and Biophysical Bases for Creation of New Effective Anticancer Agents

Steroid Immunoassay in Clinical Chemistry

Fractionation and Determination of Trace Elements in Plants, Soils and Sediments

Glycopeptides of Human Teratoma Stem Cells

Invited Lectures

I. Trace Element Analysis

Trace Metal Analysis in Exploration Geochemistry

Evaluation of Mineral Element Status in Finnish Soils, Plants, and Foods

Application of Ion-Selective Electrodes in Flowing Systems: Problems Related to the Measurements in Low Concentration Ranges

II. Modern Methods in Clinical Chemistry

Clinical Applications of Steroid hormone Receptor Assays

Kinetic Enzymatic Analysis and Some Problems of its Automation

Analytical Biochemistry of Nickel

III. Analysis and Structure of Cell Membrane Carbohydrates

Fractionation of Glycopeptides

Developmental Change of Carbohydrate Chain in Glycolipids and Glycoproteins of Human Erythrocyte Membranes: Chemical Basis of i to I Antigenic Conversion

Structural Fingerprinting of Lipid-Linked Oligosaccharides by Mass Spectrometry and NMR Spectroscopy

Structural Studies of Asparagine-Linked Sugar Chains of Glycoproteins

Chemical Ionization GC-Mass Spectrometry in the Structural Analysis of Saccharide Chains

General Principle of using Structural Analysis of Glycoconjugates by using Glycosidases and l3C NMR Spectroscopy

Some New Methods for Structural Elucidation and Modification of Complex Carbohydrates

Composition, Conformation, Sequence and Dynamics of Complex Carbohydrates as Revealed by Carbon-13 NMR Spectroscopy

Structure of the Oligosaccharide Moiety of Glycosphingolipids Biosynthesized In Vitro, Activity and Specificity of Glycosyl Transferases

Structural Analysis of Glycoconjugates by Mass Spectrometry of Permethylated Derivatives and by 13C NMR Spectroscopy

Trifluoroacetolysis: A New Versatile Method for Studies on Glycoconjugates

High Resolution 1H-NMR Spectroscopy in the Structure Analysis of Carbohydrates Derived from Glycoproteins

IV. Chemistry and Technology of Natural Polymers and Their Degradation Products

Aspects of the Chemistry and Technology of Starch

Physical Methods in the Investigation of Natural Polymers

Swelling and Dissolution of Cellulose in Non-Aqueous Media

The Impact of Polysaccharide Chemistry on the Wood Pulp Industry

Lignin and Phenolic Polymers

Chemical Combination of Natural and Synthetic Polymers

Structure and Properties of Charged Polysaccharides

V. Biotechnology and Bioengineering

Developments of Biotechnology within the Pulp and Paper Industry

Experimental Lay-out of Loop Fermenters for Large Scale Biomass Production

Analysis of Red Blood Cell Glycolipids by High Performance Liquid Chromatography

VI. Chemometrics

Modern Data Analysis in Geochemistry

Optimization in Analytical Chemistry: A Multivariate and Multicriteria Problem

Characterization and Classification Based on Multivariate Data Analysis


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