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Carbohydrate Engineering Handbook
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Handbook of Carbohydrate Engineering
edited by Kevin J. Yarema

Handbook of Carbohydrate Engineering provides an overview of the basic science, theory, methods, and applications of this broad, interdisciplinary field.

Features:

  • Presents a broad overview of the principles, processes, and applications of carbohydrate engineering
  • Incorporates results from biologists, chemists, and chemical engineers in research and development as well as applied areas
  • Offers foundation-to-application format that is accessible to all levels of scientists and researchers
  • Provides practical information on current and future research methodologies for characterization and synthesis
  • Includes cutting edge topics such as antibody engineering, crop nutrient modification, and computer modeling and systems biology analysis of carbohydrates

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

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Handbook of Carbohydrate Engineering
edited by Kevin J. Yarema
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