Item description for Highlights in Bioorganic Chemistry: Methods and Applications by Ronald Breslow...
This is a fascinating introduction to the topic. Spanning the spectrum of nucleic acid chemistry, carbohydrates, peptides, molecular recognition, biosynthesis and natural biosynthesis, right up to medical and biophysical chemistry, the book provides advanced students and those already working in the field with a balanced overview.
In more than 30 contributions, a new generation of recognized scientists gives an account of the latest research in such areas as
Artificial receptors for the stabilization of β-sheet structures
Carbohydrate recognition by artificial receptors
Combinatorial chemistry as a tool for the discovery of catalysts
The interaction of NO and peroxynitrite with hemoglobin and myoglobin
Inhibitors against human mast-cell-tryptase as a potential approach to conquering asthma
The selectivity of DNA replication. A readily accessible survey for everyone wishing to stay abreast of developments.
With a Foreword by Ronald Breslow.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.42" Width: 6.72" Height: 1.25" Weight: 2.57 lbs.
Release Date Apr 2, 2004
ISBN 3527306560 ISBN13 9783527306565
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More About Ronald Breslow
Ronald Breslow is Professor of Chemistry at Columbia University. In addition to his work on Artificial Enzymes and Biomimetic Chemistry (there is now an annual ACS Ronald Breslow Award in Biomimetic Chemistry), he has created novel aromatic and antiaromatic molecules, and a new approach to cancer therapy that is in advanced clinical trials. His numerous awards include the U. S. National Medal of Science. He is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Science, and an honorary member of the Royal Society (Britain), the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Chemical Societies of Japan and Korea, and the Indian Academy of Science.
Ronald Breslow has an academic affiliation as follows - Columbia University, New York, USA.