Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 8/24/2007
Publication Date: 8/24/2007
Citation: Price, N.P. 2007. Locked-ring C-Glycoside sugars. New carbohydrate products from plant cell walls [abstract]. CERES, Inc. Talk #1.
Technical Abstract: Residual products from the fermentation of biomass for fuel ethanol production typically consist of complex carbohydrates, plus other products such as lignin. The analysis of these carbohydrate residues will be important for maximizing the fermentation process for optimal ethanol production. Techniques are described to optimize the linkage analysis (degree of branching) between the sugar units of complex carbohydrates. “Green chemistry” water-based conversion of these complex carbohydrates to novel locked-ring C-glycoside sugar will also be described, and their potential uses for the analysis and immobilization of carbohydrates will also be present.