Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry

Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry

1st Edition - December 3, 2021

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  • Editor: David Baker
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128246269
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323851107

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Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry, Volume 79 highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters on a range of topics, including Vinyl Sulfone-Modified Carbohydrates: Michael Acceptors and 2π Partners for the Synthesis of Functionalized Sugars, Enantiomerically Pure Carbocycles and Heterocycles and a Biographical Memoire for Leslie Hough.

Key Features

  • Features contributions from leading authorities and industry experts who specialize in carbohydrate chemistry, biochemistry and research
  • Integrates the industrial, analytical and technological aspects of biochemistry, organic chemistry and instrumentation methodology in the study of carbohydrates
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field


Researchers in biochemistry, organic chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry/ biochemistry, medicinal chemistry, and instrumentation methodology

Table of Contents

  • Cover image
  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Copyright
  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • Reference
  • Chapter One: Chemical synthesis of saponins: An update
  • Abstract
  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: General considerations on saponin synthesis
  • 3: Synthesis of plant saponins
  • 4: Synthesis of marine saponins
  • 5: Summary and outlook
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Chapter Two: Chemical Synthesis of Saponins
  • Abstract
  • I: Introduction
  • II: General Considerations on Saponin Synthesis
  • III: Synthesis of Plant Saponins
  • IV: Synthesis of Marine Saponins
  • V: Summary and Outlook
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Author index
  • Subject index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 180
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2021
  • Published: December 3, 2021
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128246269
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323851107

About the Editor

David Baker

Prof. David C. Baker has a broad research and teaching experience in the organic and medicinal chemistry of the carbohydrates, including nucleosides and cell-surface carbohydrates that are documented in over 200 publications, presentations, and patents. He was elected a Fellow of the American Chemical Society where he has been active principally in the Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Chemistry, University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN, USA

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