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Volumes 5 and 6

 

Polysaccharides I and II

Volume editors: Erick Vandamme, Sophie De Baets and Alexander Steinbüchel
Volumes 5 and 6 focus on simple and complex polysaccharides which are synthesized by organisms as storage compounds, cell wall constituents or compounds at the surfaces of cells. Biosynthesis, metabolism, biodegradation, functions, properties and applications of these biopolymers are described.   Topics included are: Alginates / Alternan / Carrageenan / Cellulose / Cell wall polysaccharides from fungi / Chitin / Chitosan / Curdlan / Dextran / Elsinan / Emulsan / Gellan / Glycogen / Glycopeptides / Seed Gums / Hyaluronan / Inulin / Levan / Lipopolysaccharides and other EPS / Peptidoglycans from archaea and bacteria / Pectin / Pullulan / Schizophyllan / Scleroglucan / Succinoglycan / Starch / Teichoic acids / Teichuronic acids / Xanthan 
 

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