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Handbook of Carbohydrate Engineering

1st Edition

Edited by Kevin J. Yarema

CRC Press

944 pages

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The Handbook of Carbohydrate Engineering provides an overview of the basic science, theory, methods, and applications of this broad, interdisciplinary field. The text provides background information along with practical knowledge for current and future research methodologies used in the characterization and synthesis of various carbohydrates. This

Table of Contents

Mammalian Glycosylation: An Overview of Carbohydrate Biosynthesis. Patterning of Lectins of Vero and MDCK Cells and Influenza Viruses: The Search for Additional Virus/Cell Interactions. O-Acetyl Sialic Acids in Parasitic Diseases. Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation. Role of Milk Carbohydrates in Preventing Bacterial Adhesion. Structural Characterization of Glycosaminoglycans. Carrageenans: Structural and Conformational Studies. Computational Modeling in Glycosylation. Biosynthetic Pathways for Differential Expression of Functional Chondroitin Sulfate and Heparan Sulfate. Large-Scale Production of Oligosaccharides Using Engineered Bacteria. Fructan Biosynthesis in Genetically-Modified Plants. Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) Glycosylation Mutants for Glycan Engineering. Biochemical Engineering of Sialic Acids. Glycosylation in Native and Engineered Insect Cells. N-Glycan Engineering in Yeasts and Fungi: Progress Toward Human-Like Glycosylation. Bacterial Capsules: A Route for Polysaccharide Engineering. Chemo-Biological Approach to Modification of the Bacterial Cell Wall. Engineering Bacterial Biopolymers for the Biosorption of Heavy Metals. Treatment of Wastewaters with the Biopolymer Chitosan. The Role of Glycosylation in Engineered Antibodies. Recent Developments in the Synthesis of Oligosaccharides by Hyperthermophilic Glycosidases. Modification of Plant Cell Wall Polysaccharides Using Enzymes from Aspergillus. Glucosidases from Filamentous Fungi: Properties, Structure, and Applications. Sialic Acids and Sialylmimetics: Useful Chemical Probes of Sialic Acid-Recognizing Proteins. Engineering Carbohydrate Scaffolds into the Side Chains of Amino Acids and Use in Combinatorial Synthesis. Effects of Short- and Long-Chain Fructans on Large Intestinal Physiology and Development of Pre-Neoplastic Lesions in Rats. Alginate as Drug a Delivery Carrier. Chitosan-Based Nonviral Vectors for Gene Delivery. Polysaccharides in Tissue Engineering Applications. Index

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MEDICAL / Biochemistry
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
MEDICAL / Pharmacy
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General