Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Carbohydrate-based Drug Discovery [Hardcover]

Our Price $ 385.00  
Retail Value $ 550.00  
You Save $ 165.00  (30%)  
Item Number 235680  
Buy New $385.00
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for Carbohydrate-based Drug Discovery by Chi-Huey Wong...

This handbook presents the latest knowledge on carbohydrate chemistry and biochemistry so as to exploit the full potential of this diverse compound class for the development of novel active substances. While it is unique in covering the entire field, particular emphasis is placed on carbohydrates with pharmaceutical potential. Topics include the following:
  • Chemical synthesis of carbohydrates
  • Carbohydrate biosynthesis and metabolism
  • Carbohydrate analysis
  • Cellular functions of carbohydrates
  • Development of carbohydrate-based drugs
A premier resource for carbohydrate chemists and drug developers, this comprehensive two-volume work contains contributions by more than 50 of the world's leading carbohydrate chemists.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   980
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.82" Width: 6.96" Height: 2.29"
Weight:   4.78 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Nov 14, 2003
Publisher   Wiley-VCH
ISBN  3527306323  
ISBN13  9783527306329  

Availability  0 units.

More About Chi-Huey Wong

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Professor Chi-Huey Wong received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from National Taiwan University, and Ph.D. in Chemistry (with George Whitesides) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1982. He started his independent career as Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Texas A&M University in 1983, where he became Full Professor in 1987. He has been Professor and Ernest W. Hahn Chair in Chemistry at the Scripps Research Institute since 1989 and is also a member of the Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology since 1996.
Professor Wong is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is a recipient of The Searle Scholar Award in Biomedical Sciences (1985), the Presidential Young Investigator Award in Chemistry (1986), the American Chemical Society A.C. Cope Scholar Award (1993), the Roy Whistler Award of the International Carbohydrate Organization (1994), the American Chemical Society Harrison Howe Award in Chemistry (1998) and the Claude S. Hudson Award in Carbohydrate Chemistry (1999), the International Enzyme Engineering Award (1999) and the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award (2000). He is a member of Academia Sinica, Taipei (1994), the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1996) and the US National Academy of Sciences (2002). He serves as editor-in-chief of Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry and is an executive board member of the Tetrahedron Publications. He was head of the Frontier Research Program on Glycotechnology at RIKEN (Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, Japan) (1991-1999) and is currently a scientific advisor of the Max-Planck Institute, a board member of the U.S. National Research Council on ChemicalSciences and Technology, and is a founding scientist of Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He is author and co-author of over 450 publications, 60 patents and several books.
His current interests are in the areas of bioorganic and synthetic chemistry and biocatalysis, including development of new synthetic chemistry based on enzymatic and chemo-enzymatic reactions, synthetic approach to carbohydrate-mediated biological recognition, design and synthesis of mechanism-based inhibitors of enzymes, RNA and carbohydrate receptors, development of oligosaccharide and aminoglycoside microarrays for high-throughput screening and the study of reaction mechanisms.

Chi-Huey Wong has an academic affiliation as follows - Scripps Res. Inst. La Jolla, California cripps Res. Inst. La Jolla, Ca.

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Foreign Language Books > German > All German Books
2Books > Foreign Language Books > German > Nonfiction
3Books > Foreign Language Books > German > Professional & Technical
4Books > Special Features > New & Used Textbooks > Sciences > Biological Sciences
5Books > Special Features > New & Used Textbooks > Sciences > Chemistry
6Books > Subjects > Medicine > General
7Books > Subjects > Medicine > Pharmacology > General
8Books > Subjects > Medicine > Specialties > Pathology > Clinical Chemistry
9Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Medical > Medicine > Internal Medicine > Pathology > Clinical Chemistry
10Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Medical > Pharmacology > Pharmacology
11Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Professional Science > Biological Sciences > Biochemistry
12Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Professional Science > Chemistry > Organic
13Books > Subjects > Science > Biological Sciences > Biochemistry
14Books > Subjects > Science > Chemistry > Industrial & Technical

Reviews - What do customers think about Carbohydrate-based Drug Discovery?

Be the first to write a review about Carbohydrate-based Drug Discovery

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Carbohydrate-based Drug Discovery

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy