Chapter 2.1. Carbohydrate Recognition by Artificial Receptors

  1. Professor Dr. Carsten Schmuck3 and
  2. Professor Dr. Helma Wennemers4
  1. Arne Lützen1 and
  2. Valentin Wittmann2

Published Online: 27 MAY 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527603727.ch2a

Highlights in Bioorganic Chemistry: Methods and Applications

Highlights in Bioorganic Chemistry: Methods and Applications

How to Cite

Lützen, A. and Wittmann, V. (2004) Carbohydrate Recognition by Artificial Receptors, in Highlights in Bioorganic Chemistry: Methods and Applications (eds C. Schmuck and H. Wennemers), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527603727.ch2a

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Würzburg, Am Hubland, 97074 Würzburg, Germany

  2. 4

    Department of Chemistry, University of Basel, St. Johanns Ring 19, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Universität Oldenburg, Institut für Reine und Angewandte Chemie, Postfach 2503, 26111 Oldenburg, Germany

  2. 2

    Universität Konstanz, Fachbereich Chemie, Universitätsstr. 10, 78464 Konstanz, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2005
  2. Published Print: 14 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527306565

Online ISBN: 9783527603725



  • non-covalent intermolecular interactions;
  • carbohydrate recognition by artificial receptors;
  • molecular basis of protein—carbohydrate interactions


This chapter contains sections titled:

    • Introduction

    • Design Principles and Binding Motifs of Existing Receptors

    • Design, Synthesis, and Evaluation of Self-assembled Receptors

    • Conclusions and Perspectives

    • References

    • Molecular Basis of Protein—Carbohydrate Interactions