Cadmium: From Toxicity to Essentiality by Wolfgang Maret, Jean-Marc Moulis (auth.), Astrid Sigel,

By Wolfgang Maret, Jean-Marc Moulis (auth.), Astrid Sigel, Helmut Sigel, Roland KO Sigel (eds.)

Volume eleven offers in an authoritative and well timed demeanour in sixteen stimulating chapters, written by way of forty the world over famous specialists from eleven countries, and supported via greater than 2600 references, 35 tables, and over a hundred illustrations, many in colour, a newest view at the function of cadmium for all times, almost immediately a colourful learn sector. MILS-11 covers the bioinorganic chemistry of Cd(II), its biogeochemistry, anthropogenic free up into the surroundings, and speciation within the surroundings, waters, soils, and sediments. The analytical instruments for Cd decision, its imaging in cells, and using 113Cd NMR to probe Zn(II) and Ca(II) proteins are summarized, as are Cd(II) interactions with nucleotides, nucleic acids, amino acids, and proteins together with metallothioneins. The phytoremediation through Cd(II)-accumulating vegetation, etc., the toxicology of Cd(II), its harm to mammalian organs, and its function as a carcinogen for people, are highlighted.

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An Overview from the Clinic Peggy L. Carver 2 Sodium and Potassium in Health and Disease Hana R. Pohl 3 Magnesium in Health and Disease Andrea M. P. Romani 4 Calcium in Health and Disease Marisa Brini and Ernesto Carafoli 5 Chromium. Is It Essential, Pharmacologically Relevant or Toxic? John B. Vincent 6 Vanadium. Its Role for Humans Dieter Rehder 7 Manganese in Health and Disease Michael Aschner 8 Iron: Effects of Deficiency and Overload Xiaole Kong and Robert C. Hider 9 Cobalt: Its Role in Health and Disease Kazuhiro Yamada 10 Nickel and Human Health Barbara Zambelli and Stefano Ciurli 11 Copper: Effects of Deficiency and Overload Julian F.

2 CADMIUM COORDINATION CHEMISTRY OF BIOLOGICAL RELEVANCE . . . . 1 Cadmium Complexes, Stabilities, and Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Cadmium Protein Complexes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Cadmium Interactions with Other Biomolecules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 CADMIUM BIOCHEMISTRY . . . .

1007/978-94-007-5179-8_1, # Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013 1 2 Maret and Moulis 5 CONCLUDING REMARKS AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Reference Dose and Recommendations about Cadmium in Water, Soil, and Food . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Where Is the Problem? Do We Know What We Need to Know? Problem Solved? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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