Biological Inorganic Chemistry

Editor/Author Crichton, R.
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology

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ISBN: 978-0-444-53782-9
Category: Science - Chemistry
Image Count: 424
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

New revised edition of this bestseller, which teaches the importance of metals in biology, the environment and medicine.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface to the 2nd Edition
  • An Overview of Metals and Selected Nonmetals in Biology
  • Basic Coordination Chemistry for Biologists
  • Structural and Molecular Biology for Chemists
  • Biological Ligands for Metal Ions
  • An Overview of Intermediary Metabolism and Bioenergetics
  • Methods to Study Metals in Biological Systems
  • Metal Assimilation Pathways
  • Transport, Storage, and Homeostasis of Metal Ions
  • Sodium and Potassium – Channels and Pumps
  • Magnesium–Phosphate Metabolism and Photoreceptors
  • Calcium – Cellular Signalling
  • Zinc – Lewis Acid and Gene Regulator
  • Iron: Essential for Almost All Life
  • Copper – Coping with Dioxygen
  • Nickel and Cobalt: Evolutionary Relics
  • Manganese – Oxygen Generation and Detoxification
  • Molybdenum, Tungsten, Vanadium, and Chromium
  • Non-metals in Biology
  • Biomineralisation
  • Metals in Brain
  • Metals and Neurodegeneration
  • Metals in Medicine and Metals as Drugs
  • Metals in the Environment