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Biological inorganic chemistry : an introduction / Robert R. Crichton with the collaboration of Fré́́deric Lallemand, Ioanna S.M. Psalti and Roberta J. Ward.

By: Crichton, Robert R
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2008Edition: 1st edDescription: xii, 369 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cmISBN: 9780444527400 (pbk.); 0444527400 (pbk.)Subject(s): Bioinorganic chemistry | Chemistry, Bioinorganic | Chimie bioinorganiqueDDC classification: 612.01524 LOC classification: QP531 | .C75 2008
Contents:
An overview of metals in biology -- Basic coordination chemistry for biologists -- Biological ligands for metal ions -- Structural and molecular biology for chemists -- An overview of intermediary metabolism and bioenergetics -- Methods to study metals in biological systems -- Metal assimilation pathways -- Transport, storage and homeostatis 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 : water splitting, oxygen atom donor -- Molybdenum, tungsten, vanadium and chromium -- Metals in brain and their role in various neurodegenerative diseases -- Biomineralization -- Metals in medicine and the environment.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

An overview of metals in biology -- Basic coordination chemistry for biologists -- Biological ligands for metal ions -- Structural and molecular biology for chemists -- An overview of intermediary metabolism and bioenergetics -- Methods to study metals in biological systems -- Metal assimilation pathways -- Transport, storage and homeostatis 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 : water splitting, oxygen atom donor -- Molybdenum, tungsten, vanadium and chromium -- Metals in brain and their role in various neurodegenerative diseases -- Biomineralization -- Metals in medicine and the environment.

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