∗ up–to–date coverage of this rapidly expanding and developing field
∗ classification of monosaccharide reactions according to reaction site
∗ treatment of monosaccharides as organic compounds with rationalized chemistry
∗ more than 1000 references to the primary literature
∗ a discussion of monosaccharides as components of biologically active compounds
Monosaccharides will be invaluable for students and lecturers alike in organic, bioorganic and natural products chemistry, biochemistry, glycobiology and molecular biology.
Reactions and Products of Reactions at the Anomeric Centre.
Reactions and Products of Reactions at Non–Anomeric Carbon Atoms.
Reactions and Products of Reactions of the Hydroxyl Groups.
The Chemical Synthesis of Oligosaccharides.
Synthesis of Enantiomerically Pure Non–Carbohydrate Compounds by Use of Monosaccharides.
Natural Products Related to and Containing Monosaccharides.