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Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry, Volume 72


Author: David BakerDerek Horton

Publisher: Academic Press

Publish Date: 11th November 2015

ISBN-13: 9780128023570

Pages: 238

Language: English



Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry, part of a long running serial that began in 1945, provides critical and informative articles written by research specialists that integrate the industrial, analytical, and technological aspects of biochemistry, organic chemistry, and instrumentation methodology in the study of carbohydrates. Each article provides a definitive interpretation of the current status and future trends in carbohydrate chemistry and biochemistry.

Table of Contents

Preface Robert John (Robin) Ferrier: 1932–2013 Chapter Two: Synthetic Approaches to l-Iduronic Acid and l-Idose: Key Building Blocks for the Preparation of Glycosaminoglycan Oligosaccharides Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Epimerization at C-5 of d-Glucose Derivatives 3 Homologation of Tetroses and Pentoses 4 Isomerization of Unsaturated Sugars 5 Miscellaneous Methods 6 Conclusions Acknowledgments Chapter Three: Glycosylation of Cellulases: Engineering Better Enzymes for Biofuels Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Glycosylation of Cellulose-Degrading Enzymes 3 Recombinant Expression of Fungal Cellulases 4 Modifications by Glycan-Trimming Enzymes 5 Summary and Future Perspectives Acknowledgments Appendix 1 Molecular Dynamics Simulation of a Linker Interacting with Crystalline Cellulose Chapter Four: Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOS): Structure, Function, and Enzyme-Catalyzed Synthesis Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Structures of HMOS 3 Biosynthesis of HMOS 4 Functions of HMOS 5 Production of HMOS by Enzyme-Catalyzed Processes 6 Perspectives Acknowledgments Author Index