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dc.contributor.authorManning, James Harveyen_US
dc.date.accessioned2005-03-10T21:02:30Z
dc.date.available2005-03-10T21:02:30Z
dc.date.issued1967-01-01en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1853/5667
dc.description.abstractSeveral workers have reduced acidic polysaccharides for structural studies, for sorption studies, and for studies on chemical reactivity. All these investigators have used reduction procedures which have not been extensively studied and do not completely reduce the acidic groups. In addition, it is not known to what extent the other functional groups such as esters and hemiacetal are reduced. The goal of the present study is to obtain a further understanding of the reduction with both a Lewis acid, diborane, and a Lewis base, lithium borohydride, by comparison of the percent reduction of the functional groups on an acidic polysaccharide. Alginic acid from the stipes of the brown algae Laminaria hyperborea was selected as the acidic polysaccharide for study.en_US
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dc.publisherGeorgia Institute of Technologyen_US
dc.subjectPolysaccharidesen_US
dc.subjectAlginic acid
dc.subjectReduction
dc.subjectLaminaria hyperborea
dc.subjectAcid groups
dc.subjectLewis acids
dc.subjectLewis bases
dc.subjectFunctional groups
dc.subjectReaction mechanisms
dc.titleA comparison of the reduction of alginic acid by different methodsen_US
dc.typeDissertationen_US
dc.description.degreePh.D.en_US
dc.contributor.departmentInstitute of Paper Science and Technologyen_US


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