Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3
11 - Combustible Solids
The presence of multiple functional groups and stereocenters in complex carbohydrates makes them challenging targets for the organic chemist.
Glycosyltransferases were initially considered to be specific for a single glycosyl donor and acceptor, which led to the one enzyme-one linkage concept. Subsequent observations have refuted the theory of absolute enzymatic specificity by describing the transfer of analogs of some nucleoside mono- or diphosphate sugar donors.