Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry

Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry

1st Edition - August 1, 2011
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  • Editor: Derek Horton
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123855213
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123855206

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Since its inception in 1945, this serial has provided critical and integrating articles written by research specialists that integrate industrial, analytical, and technological aspects of biochemistry, organic chemistry, and instrumentation methodology in the study of carbohydrates. The articles provide a definitive interpretation of the current status and future trends in carbohydrate chemistry and biochemistry.

Key Features

  • Features contributions from leading authorities and industry experts
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field


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

Table of Contents

  • Preface

    Jean Montreuil

    Lille and His Early Life

    From Nucleic Acids to Glycoproteins of Body Fluids

    The “Dutch Connection”

    Human Milk and Urine Oligosaccharides

    The “Red Blood Cells Aging” Period

    Dedicated Teacher, Editor, and Organizer

    Laurance David Hall

    Early History and Education, 1938–1963

    The Vancouver Period, 1963–1984

    The Cambridge Period, 1984–2005

    Honors and Awards, 1971–2005



    Potential trehalase inhibitors


    I. Introduction

    II. Natural Occurrence and Characterization of Trehazolin

    III. Biosynthesis of Trehazolin

    IV. Retrosynthetic Analysis of Trehazolin and Its Analogues

    V. Synthesis of the Sugar Isothiocyanate Fragment

    VI. Synthesis of the Trehazolamine Fragment

    VII. Synthesis of Trehazolins


    Polysaccharides of the red algae


    I. Introduction

    II. Storage Carbohydrates: Floridean Starch

    III. Neutral Structural Polysaccharides: Cellulose, Mannans, and Xylans

    IV. Sulfated Galactans

    V. Sulfated Mannans

    VI. Glycuronans

    VII. Heteropolysaccharides of Unicellular and Freshwater Red Algae. Miscellaneous Polysaccharides

    VIII. Algal Systematics and Polysaccharide Composition

    Toward automated glycan analysis


    I. Introduction

    II. Emerging Glycomics Technologies

    III. Toward Automated Glycan Analysis

Product details

  • No. of pages: 314
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2011
  • Published: August 1, 2011
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123855213
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123855206

About the Serial Volume Editor

Derek Horton

Affiliations and Expertise

The American University, Washington, DC, USA