Essentials of Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry
3. Edition February 2007
XIV, 318 Pages, Softcover
"This book is aptly named: it is a well organized, well written presentation of the essentials of carbohydrate chemistry and their relationship to biochemistry." Journal of Chemical Education
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Concise yet complete, this is a succinct introduction to the topic, covering both basic chemistry as well as such advanced topics as high-throughput analytics and glycomics -- in one handy volume. This improved and expanded 3rd edition features all-new material on combinatorial synthesis of carbohydrates and carbohydrate biodiversity, and each chapter now contains study questions for self-learning and classroom teaching. Didactically written by an experienced lecturer and graduate student advisor, the text is backed by practical examples and more than 150 study questions tailored to students' needs.
Structure of Saccharides
Protecting Groups for Carbohydrates
Important modifications and functionalizations of the sugar ring
Structure and Biosynthesis of Glycoconjugates
Purification and Analysis of Carbohydrates
The Literature of Carbohydrate Chemistry
Her research interests focus on natural product synthesis, carbohydrate and dendrimer chemistry.