Oligosaccharides

This working group is dedicated to the search of cutting edge technologies for the production of processable oligosaccharides either through controlled depolymerization of natural polysaccharides or controlled polymerization of mono- and disaccharides. WG2 aims at providing a library of oligosaccharides with defined physicochemical properties. Their concomitant or subsequent chemical functionalization is also investigated.


WG2 is divided into three topics:

  • Selective depolymerization of (poly)oligosaccharides
  • Selective oligomerization of saccharides
  • Chemical functionalization of (oligo)saccharides