Open access peer-reviewed Edited volume

Carbohydrate

Edited by Mahmut Caliskan

Istanbul University

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Carbohydrates are the most abound macromolecules on earth, and they serve different functions within the cell. The purpose of the book is to provide a glimpse into various aspects of carbohydrates by presenting the research of some of the scientists who are engaged in the development of new tools and ideas used to reveal carbohydrate metabolism in health and diseases and as material to mimic the carbohydrate surfaces that take part in molecular recognition, often from very different perspectives. This book covers broad topics in carbohydrate including quality carbohydrates on the prevention and therapy of noncommunicable diseases, lactate, and glycolysis, as biomass in biofuel production, targets for cancer treatment and as biomaterial.

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CarbohydrateEdited by Mahmut Caliskan

Published: April 12th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/63183

ISBN: 978-953-51-3070-3

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3069-7

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1. Effect of Quality Carbohydrates on the Prevention and Therapy of Noncommunicable Diseases: Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

By Claudia Vega and Marcela Alviña

422

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2. Lactate, Not Pyruvate, Is the End Product of Glucose Metabolism via Glycolysis

By Avital Schurr

749

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3. Monoclonal Antibodies Against Tumour-Associated Carbohydrate Antigens

By Jia Xin Chua and Lindy Durrant

487

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4. Self‐Assembled Monolayers of Carbohydrate Derivatives on Gold Surfaces

By Jay K. Bhattarai, Dharmendra Neupane, Vasilii Mikhaylov, Alexei V. Demchenko and Keith J. Stine

586

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5. Melatonin: A Silent Regulator of the Glucose Homeostasis

By Cristina Manuela Drăgoi, Andreea Letiţia Arsene, Cristina Elena Dinu-Pîrvu, Ion Bogdan Dumitrescu, Daniela Elena Popa, George T.A. Burcea-Dragomiroiu, Denisa Ioana Udeanu, Olivia Carmen Timnea, Bruno Ștefan Velescu and Alina Crenguţa Nicolae

450

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6. Glass Transition of Ultrathin Sugar Films Probed by X-Ray Reflectivity

By Shigesaburo Ogawa and Isao Takahashi

343

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7. Use of Ionic Liquids for the Treatment of Biomass Materials and Biofuel Production

By El-Sayed R.E. Hassan and Fabrice Mutelet

464

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