Chapter 18. Conformational Analysis of Carbohydrates – A Historical Overview

  1. Claus-Wilhelm von der Lieth1,
  2. Thomas Lütteke2 and
  3. Martin Frank1
  1. Martin Frank

Published Online: 13 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470029619.ch18

Bioinformatics for Glycobiology and Glycomics: An Introduction

Bioinformatics for Glycobiology and Glycomics: An Introduction

How to Cite

Frank, M. (2009) Conformational Analysis of Carbohydrates – A Historical Overview, in Bioinformatics for Glycobiology and Glycomics: An Introduction (eds C.-W. von der Lieth, T. Lütteke and M. Frank), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470029619.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Molecular Structure Analysis Core Facility, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (German Cancer Research Center), Heidelberg, Germany

  2. 2

    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Institute of Biochemistry and Endocrinology, Justus-Liebig University Gießen, Gießen, Germany

Author Information

  1. Molecular Structure Analysis Core Facility, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (German Cancer Research Center), Heidelberg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470016671

Online ISBN: 9780470029619

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Keywords:

  • Cambridge Structural Database (CSDB);
  • Protein Data Bank (PDB);
  • nuclear Overhauser effect (NOE);
  • Hassel–Ottar effect;
  • HSEA (Hard-Sphere-Exo-Anomeric);
  • RAMM(RAndom Molecular Mechanics)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Conformational Analysis of (Poly)saccharides – the Pioneering Years

  • The exo-Anomeric Effect – To Be or Not To Be…

  • Carbohydrates on the Move …

  • Carbohydrate Meets Protein

  • Modern Times

  • Conclusion and Outlook

  • References