Chapter 2. Introduction to Carbohydrate Structure and Diversity

  1. Claus-Wilhelm von der Lieth2,
  2. Thomas Lütteke3 and
  3. Martin Frank2
  1. Stephan Herget2,
  2. René Ranzinger2,
  3. Robin Thomson1,
  4. Martin Frank2 and
  5. Claus-Wilhelm von der Lieth2

Published Online: 13 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470029619.ch2

Bioinformatics for Glycobiology and Glycomics: An Introduction

Bioinformatics for Glycobiology and Glycomics: An Introduction

How to Cite

Herget, S., Ranzinger, R., Thomson, R., Frank, M. and von der Lieth, C.-W. (2009) Introduction to Carbohydrate Structure and Diversity, 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.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute for Glycomics, Griffith University - Gold Coast Campus, Queensland 4222, Australia

  2. 2

    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:

  • Monosaccharide Nomenclature and Diversity;
  • “Stem names”;
  • “reducing end”;
  • “fuzziness”;
  • lipopolysaccharide (LPS);
  • “glycospace”;
  • Glycoglycerolipids

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Monosaccharide Nomenclature and Diversity

  • The Oligosaccharide Assembly Level

  • Major Empirical Structural Classifications

  • Conclusion

  • References