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Author Sinnott, Michael.
Title Carbohydrate chemistry and biochemistry : structure and mechanism / Michael L. Sinnott.
Imprint Cambridge : RSC Publishing, 2007.

Author Sinnott, Michael.
Subject Carbohydrates.
Carbohydrates.
Biological Science Disciplines.
Chemistry.
Chemicals and Drugs
Natural Science Disciplines.
Disciplines and Occupations
Biochemistry.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 748 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Structures of the open-chain forms of reducing sugars, and their carbonyl group reactions -- Conformations of monosaccharides -- Nucleophilic substitution at the anomeric centre -- Primary structure and conformation of oligosaccharides and polysaccharides -- Enzyme-catalysed glycosyl transfer -- Heterolytic chemistry other than nucleophilic attack at the anomeric or carbonyl centre -- One-electron chemistry of carbohydrates.
Summary Carbohydrates play important roles in biological systems as energy sources, as structural materials, and as informational structures. This graduate textbook is aimed at providing researchers new to the subject with information on the structure and mechanisms in the chemistry, biochemistry or processing of carbohydrates. The book contains everything the reader needs to know about a non-synthetic carbohydrate research project. It gives excellent coverage of carbohydrate chemistry and biochemistry, particularly including the principles of reactivity, in the process industries, such as pulp, paper and food. It also employs use of the same concepts to describe enzymic and non-enzymic reactivity.
Note Print version record.
English.
ISBN 9781847558015 (electronic bk.)
1847558011 (electronic bk.)
9780854042562
0854042563
OCLC # 226377665
Additional Format Print version: Sinnott, Michael. Carbohydrate chemistry and biochemistry. Cambridge : RSC Publishing, 2007 9780854042562 (DLC) 2008360812 (OCoLC)76852233



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