Chemistry and function, isolation and purification of polysaccharides. Molecular weight
determination and analytical methods for structural determination of polysaccharides.
Biochemistry of important oligosaccharides and polysaccharides Degradation and digestion
of carbohydrates - sugars, storage polysaccharides and cell walls. Glycolysis, the
tricarboxylic acid cycle, the phosphogluconate pathway, the glycoxylate pathway; the pentose
phosphate pathway and the Cori cycle: the Calvin pathway. Glucogenesis, Glycogenolysis
and glyconeogenesis. Regulation of carbohydrate metabolism. Disorders of carbohydrate