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Interaction Of Metal Ions With D-Glucose In Glassy State- -A Ft-IR Study
Author(s): Ning Xi; Zhenhua Xu; Jinguang Wu
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Paper Abstract

In recent years, it has become apparent that the ubiquitous carbohydrates of living matter perform a much broader biological role. This has stimulated the interest in examinations of the interactions between carbohydrates and metal ions. Some researches have shown that metal ions can coordinate to 0-1 and 0-2 hydroxyl groups of glucose and water molecules in cation/D-glucose complexes. The strong, sugar H-bonding network is rearranged upon D-glucose adduct-formation , and the a-anomeric configuration is favored by these metal ion coordinations1.In the present investigation, we have undertaken FT-IR spectral studies on cation/D-glucose samples in glassy state. A series of compounds including I A , II A , first row transition metal and lanthanide(Ln) chlorides were used to preapre the samples by the methods analogous to those of ref. 2. The IR spectra were recorded in the 4000-400cm-1 region with a Nicolet 7199B FT-IR spectrometer.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1989
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 1145, 7th Intl Conf on Fourier Transform Spectroscopy, (1 December 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.969522
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Ning Xi, Peking University (China)
Zhenhua Xu, Peking University (China)
Jinguang Wu, Peking University (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1145:
7th Intl Conf on Fourier Transform Spectroscopy

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