Bioinorganic Chemistry

Bioinorganic Chemistry : A Survey

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Written by a preeminent teacher and scientist in the field, Bioinorganic Chemistry provides specialists, students, and general readers with an understanding of the basic chemistry of interactions of inorganic substances with biological systems at the molecular level. The author presents bioinorganic concepts in context and brings a distinct chemistry perspective to the subject.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 188 x 232 x 18mm | 938.93g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Approx. 130 illustrations (50 in full color); Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0120887568
  • 9780120887569
  • 1,529,714

Table of contents

0. Basics of Bio/ecosystems and Biochemistry, and Other Basic Concepts
1. Distribution of Elements
2. Biological Necessity for and the Behaviors of Inorganic Elements
3. How Do Enzymes Work?
4. Reactions of Acid-Base Type and Functions of Metal Cations
5. Reactions of Oxidation-Reduction Type including Electron Transfer Processes
6. Oxygen-Carrying Processes and Oxygenation Reactions
7. Metal-Involving Free Radical Reactions
8. Nitrogen Fixation
9. Other Essential Elements
10. Metal-related Physiology
11. Environmental Bioinorganic Chemistry
12. Medical Applications of Inorganic Compounds: Medicinal Inorganic Chemistry
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