Carbohydrates as new and old targets for future drug design-- sialic acid analogues as potential antimicrobial agents-- sialoside mimetics and conjugates as anti-inflammatory agents and inhibitors of flu virus infections-- design and synthesis of cell adhesion carbohydrate ligands/inhibitors-- polysulfates - chemistry and potential as antiviral drugs-- carbohydrates with anticoagulant and antithrombotic properties-- heparin oligosaccharides - new analogues development and applications--.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Emphasizes the role of carbohydrates as anti-inflammatory, anticancer, antidiabetic, anticonvulsant, antibiotic and antiviral agents. The text covers chemical properties, biological functions, methodologies for synthesizing model compounds, conformational and steric effects, synthetic and enzymatic approaches, and the discovery and development of leads in emerging fields. (source: Nielsen Book Data)