Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry

ACS CARB

Click Chemistry in Glycoscience

Profs. Witczak and Bielski publish a book detailing some of the unique "click" transformations in carbohydrate chemistry.  The publisher is Wiley.

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Description

Lays the foundation for new methods and applications of carbohydrate click chemistry

Introduced by K. Barry Sharpless of The Scripps Research Institute in 2001, click chemistry mimics nature, giving researchers the tools needed to generate new substances quickly and reliably by joining small units together. With contributions from more than thirty pioneering researchers in the field, this text explores the many promising applications of click chemistry in glycoscience. Readers will learn both the basic concepts of carbohydrate click chemistry as well as its many biomedical applications, including synthetic antigens, analogs of cell-surface receptors, immobilized enzymes, targeted drug delivery systems, and multivalent cancer vaccines.

Click Chemistry in Glycoscience examines a broad range of methodologies and strategies that have emerged from this rapidly evolving field. Each chapter describes new approaches, ideas, consequences, and applications resulting from the introduction of click processes. Divided into four sections, the book covers:

  • Click chemistry strategies and decoupling
  • Thio-click chemistry of carbohydrates

 

Carbohydrate Nomenclature

An update on the detailed report presented at the Dallas ACS meeting in March 2014 to the ACS Committee on Nomenclature, Terminology, and Symbols, and to the ACS Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry can be found here.  It concerns primarily the discussions and actions taken at the meeting in Utrecht, The Netherlands, of the IUPAC-IUBMB Joint Commission on Biochemical Nomenclature (JCBN) during May 12—14, 2014.

This report was compiled and submitted by our Divisional Member Derek Horton.  Excellent work Derek! 

Books Sponsored by the CARB division of ACS

The CARB division has sponsored the publication of 41 ACS Symposium Series Books. Please visit the ACS Book Series Website for a complete list. The most recent ones are listed below. 

Xuefei Huang, Joseph J. Barchi, Jr. Eds., ACS Symposium Series 1091, December 2011

Petite and  Sweet: Glyco-Nanotechnology as a Bridge to New Medicines. Link

Gillian Eggleston Ed., ACS Symposium Series 1058, December 2010 Sustainability of the Sugar and Sugar-Enthanol Industries. Link Flyer

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Public Notice - 2017

The annual Tax Return and books of the U.S. Advisory Commmittee for the International Carbohydrate Symposia Inc., for 2016 are available for public inspection.  Contact Peter Andreana.  (USPS - 04/08/2017 - 0001191488).

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29th International Carbohydrate Symposium, Lisbon Portugal

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Laura Kiessling is the first woman to win the Tetrahedron Prize for Creativity in Organic Chemistry, awarded annually for creativity in organic chemistry or bioorganic and medicinal chemistry.  CONGRATULATIONS LAURA!

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The CARB Division wants to congratulate winners of the following 2017 CARB Division Awards:

Melville L. Wolfrom Award - Nicola Pohl, Indiana University, USA

Horace S. Isbell Award - Hien M. Nguyen, University of Iowa, USA

David Y. Gin Young Investigator Award - Ratmir Derda, University of Alberta, Canada

Derek Horton Award - Lajos Szente, The CycloLab Ltd., Hungary

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Congratulations to Prof. Carolyn Bertozzi on recieving the 2017 ACS Arthur C. Cope Award.  For more information please see this link!

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The 2017 winner of the Hudson Award is David Crich, Schaap Professor of Organic Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

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Election Results 2017

Congratulations are in order for:

Peter Andreana has won Chair-Elect

David Crich and George O'Doherty have won Member-At-Large

David Crich has won Awards Committee

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Check out the Division's Fall 2017 Newsletter!

Ideas for Future Carbohydrate Division Symposia

If you have ideas for future Carbohydrate Division symposia, these can be directed to Steven J. Sucheck, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Toledo, OH 43606 USA. Phone: 1-419-530-1930  Email: steve.sucheck@utoledo.edu

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