Carbohydrate Chemistry, Biology and Medical Applications by Hari G. Garg, Mary K. Cowman, Charles A. Hales

By Hari G. Garg, Mary K. Cowman, Charles A. Hales

The discovering by way of Emil Fischer that glucose and fructose on therapy with phenylhydrazine gave the same osazone led him to the elucidation of stereochemistry of carbohydrates. in view that then, development within the box of carbohydrates has been notable with the unraveling their uncomplicated constitution, biosynthesis, immunology, features, and scientific makes use of, for natural carbohydrates and for protein-linked carbohydrates (glycoproteins and proteoglycans).

The chapters in Carbohydrate Chemistry, Biology and clinical Applications current a logical series best from the chemistry and biochemistry of carbohydrates, by way of their function in a variety of pathological stipulations, to carbohydrates as capability healing and diagnostic agents.

This publication deals a close panoramic evaluation of the chemistry and biology of carbohydrates for chemists, biologists and wellbeing and fitness execs. each one bankruptcy is authored by means of members specialist within the specific sector of analysis.

  • Explains how carbohydrates are vital to life
  • Details the chemistry, biology and clinical points of carbohydrates
  • Interdisciplinary and foreign workforce of authors

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