Sialic Acids, Part II: Biological and Biomedical Aspects

Sialic Acids, Part II: Biological and Biomedical Aspects

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  • Editor: David Baker
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128171486
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128171479

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Sialic Acids, Volume 76, the most recent release in the Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry series, is the second volume of a two-volume set devoted to the sialic acids. Vol. 76, devoted to the biological and biomedical aspects of sialic acids, includes chapters on "Sialic Acids in Neurology," "Sialic Acids in Nonenveloped Virus Infections," and "The Biology of Gangliosides," all written by leading experts in their fields.

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

  • 1. Sialic Acids in Neurology
    Chihiro Sato and Ken Kitajima
    2. Sialic Acids in Nonenveloped Virus Infections
    Bärbel S. Blaum and Thilo Stehle
    3. The Biology of Gangliosides
    Ronald L. Schnaar

Product details

  • No. of pages: 193
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2019
  • Published: March 7, 2019
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128171486
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128171479

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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