Category Archives: Carbohydrates

Fluorous Ionic Liquids in Cellulose Degradation

As most people know by now, the search for renewable sources of energy is an active area of research.  One of the many sources being examined is cellulosic sources such as hemp and switchgrass.  The ceelulose can then be broken … Continue reading

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Fluorous User Interview: Renpeng Liu

Dr. Renpeng Liu is currently a postdoctoral researcher in the field of glycomics at Emory University.  Before that he was at the Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina working on the synthesis of heparans which resulted … Continue reading

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Carbohydrate Chemistry in Drug Discovery

That’s the title of “Perspectives” review just published in Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry from Galan et al.  Carbohydrates are involved in numerous biological processes including protein folding, cell-surface recognition, bacterial adhesion, etc.  They would, of course, make very interesting targets … Continue reading

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Enzymatic Fluorous Tagging

One of the strengths of fluorous methods is the high degree of chemical compatibility.  Due to the strength of the C-F bond fluorous tags are essentially inert to most chemical conditions.  Anionic, cationic, radical, organometallic, you name it.  Whatever conditions … Continue reading

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Fluorous Chemoenzymatic Synthesis of Carbohydrates

At F-Blog we like to provide the latest information regarding everything fluorous, including pointing out new items from the peer-reviewed literature as they appear.  We do our best to routinely scan the literature for relevant publications.  Occassionally though we miss … Continue reading

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