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Essentials of Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry

Lindhorst, Thisbe K.

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3. Edition February 2007
XIV, 318 Pages, Softcover
336 Pictures
13 tables
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ISBN: 978-3-527-31528-4
Wiley-VCH, Weinheim

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"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.

Introduction to Carbohydrates
Structure of Saccharides
Protecting Groups for Carbohydrates
Important modifications and functionalizations of the sugar ring
O-Glycoside Synthesis
Structure and Biosynthesis of Glycoconjugates
Glycobiology
Purification and Analysis of Carbohydrates
The Literature of Carbohydrate Chemistry
"...certainly merits a place on the shelves of carbohydrate chemistry students and will surely prove to be a useful laboratory resource for many."
ChemBioChem
(Oct. 2007)
Thisbe Lindhorst holds the Chair of Organic Chemistry at the University of Kiel (Germany). She graduated from Münster University in 1988, completing her Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry at the University of Hamburg in 1991. She then spent a postdoctoral period with S. G. Withers at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver (Canada) before returning to Hamburg. In 2000 she was appointed full professor at the University of Kiel.
Her research interests focus on natural product synthesis, carbohydrate and dendrimer chemistry.

T. K. Lindhorst, University of Kiel, Germany