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Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry
1st Edition, Volume 80 - December 4, 2021
Editor: David C. Baker
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Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry, Volume 80 highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters on a range of topics,… Read more
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Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry, Volume 80 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.
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
Chapter One: Combining computational and experimental studies for a better understanding of cellulose and its analogs
2: From primitive models to atomistic details
3: The limit of experimental determination
4: Modeling crystals and prediction of experimental response
5: Understanding the underlying interactions and thermodynamics
Chapter Two: Combining Computational Chemistry and Crystallography for a Better Understanding of the Structure of Cellulose
II: Information from Crystals of Related Small Molecules
III: Energy Calculations
IV: Detection of New Stabilizing Interactions in Cellulose with Atoms-in-Molecules Theory
V: Modeling Crystals of Cellulose
Appendix: Molecular Structure Drawings for Saccharide Analogues Having β-(1 → 4) Linkages
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Chapter Three: Recent advances on glycosyltransferases involved in the biosynthesis of the proteoglycan linkage region
2: β-1,4-Galactosyltransferase 7
3: Future outlook
Chapter Four: Strategies in Synthesis of Heparin/Heparan Sulfate Oligosaccharides: 2000–Present
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