Detailing commonly used methods and procedures, this reference discusses the reactions and derivative forms of carbohydrates. Preparative Carbohydrate Chemistry covers the formation, cleavage, and reactions of derivatives and illustrates bond-forming reactions of SN2 types, free radicals, chain extensions, and branching. The contents include: sugar
Sugar Derivatives. Selected Reactions in Carbohydrate Chemistry. Chemical Synthesis of O- and N-Glycosyl Compounds, and of Oligosaccharides. Enzymatic Synthesis of Sialic Acid, KDO, and Related Deoxy-Ulsonic Acids, and of Oligosaccharides. Synthesis of C-Glycosyl Compounds. Carbocycles from Carbohydrates. Total Synthesis of Sugar from Nonsugars.