Structure and Reactivity

Author: Ivano Bertini

Publisher: University Science Books

ISBN: 9781891389436

Category: Science

Page: 739

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The long awaited text for 21st century courses in biological inorganic chemistry is now available. Organized and edited by Ivano Bertini, Harry Gray, Ed Stiefel, and Joan Valentine, with contributions from many other world leaders in the field, this all-new book is equally appropriate for graduate or senior undergraduate courses in bioinorganic chemistry. The book has been extensively class-tested at Princeton and UCLA, and it includes tutorials in biology and biochemistry and in inorganic chemistry to aid students of varying backgrounds. The main text is divided into two parts. Part A, 'Overviews of Biological Inorganic Chemistry', sets forth the unifying principles of the field. A full course in bioinorganic chemistry could be based entirely on this overview section, which is a really a book within a book! Part B, 'Metal-Ion Containing Biological Systems', describes specific classes of systems in detail. A special feature is the strong connection to the genomic revolution that has dramatically enhanced our ability to define the function of gene products in living organisms. Throughout the book, protein data bank codes are given for structures discussed in the text, and students are encouraged to learn to use the PDB in their courses and research.
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Structure and Reactivity

Author: Ivano Bertini,Harry B. Gray,Edward Stiefel,Joan Valentine

Publisher: University Science Books

ISBN: 9781938787966

Category: Science

Page: 766

View: 5955

This guide serves both as an excellent course text for advanced undergraduates and postgraduates, and as a reference for anyone working in this area. Already praised by specialists in the field, this text gives both an overview of biological inorganic chemistry and presents a detailed look at metal-ion containing biological systems.
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Chemistry, Inorganic chemistry

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1490297553

Category: Education

Page: 66

View: 5211

Facts101 is your complete guide to Biological Inorganic Chemistry, Structure and Reactivity. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
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Influence on Structure and Reactivity

Author: Marcel Swart,Miquel Costas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118898311

Category: Science

Page: 472

View: 1014

It has long been recognized that metal spin states play a central role in the reactivity of important biomolecules, in industrial catalysis and in spin crossover compounds. As the fields of inorganic chemistry and catalysis move towards the use of cheap, non-toxic first row transition metals, it is essential to understand the important role of spin states in influencing molecular structure, bonding and reactivity. Spin States in Biochemistry and Inorganic Chemistry provides a complete picture on the importance of spin states for reactivity in biochemistry and inorganic chemistry, presenting both theoretical and experimental perspectives. The successes and pitfalls of theoretical methods such as DFT, ligand-field theory and coupled cluster theory are discussed, and these methods are applied in studies throughout the book. Important spectroscopic techniques to determine spin states in transition metal complexes and proteins are explained, and the use of NMR for the analysis of spin densities is described. Topics covered include: DFT and ab initio wavefunction approaches to spin states Experimental techniques for determining spin states Molecular discovery in spin crossover Multiple spin state scenarios in organometallic reactivity and gas phase reactions Transition-metal complexes involving redox non-innocent ligands Polynuclear iron sulfur clusters Molecular magnetism NMR analysis of spin densities This book is a valuable reference for researchers working in bioinorganic and inorganic chemistry, computational chemistry, organometallic chemistry, catalysis, spin-crossover materials, materials science, biophysics and pharmaceutical chemistry.
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An Integrated Approach

Author: James Keeler,Peter Wothers

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199604134

Category: Science

Page: 877

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Chemical Structure and Reactivity: An Integrated Approach rises to the challenge of depicting the reality of chemistry. Offering a fresh approach, it depicts the subject as a seamless discipline, showing how organic, inorganic, and physical concepts can be blended together to achieve the common goal of understanding chemical systems.
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Spectroscopy and Magnetism

Author: Lawrence Que

Publisher: Univ Science Books

ISBN: 9781891389689

Category: Science

Page: 556

View: 6386

This text provides detailed coverage of physical methods used in bioinorganic chemistry. Individual chapters are devoted to electronic absorption spectroscopy, resonance Raman spectroscopy, electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy, ENDOR and ESEEM, magnetic circular dichroism, Mössbauer spectroscopy, magnetism, NMR spectroscopy as applied to paramagnetic systems, and x-ray absorption spectroscopy. The book aims to provide a fundamental understanding of each method and demonstrate how data obtained from a system of bioinorganic interest can be interpreted. Case studies are presented in the last chapter in which more than one technique has been applied to gain insight into each given bioinorganic problem. By integrating theory with experimentation and providing an orientation that is more biological than that presented in previously published books, Physical Methods in Bioinorganic Chemistry: Spectroscopy and Magnetism will serve as an important new text for students of bioinorganic chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, and their professors.
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Author: Stephen J. Lippard,Jeremy Mark Berg

Publisher: Univ Science Books

ISBN: 9780935702729

Category: Science

Page: 411

View: 7074

... an important contribution to the understanding of biochemical systems. Cell Biochemistry and Function Lippard and Berg's book should be very useful at academic institutions offering coursework in bioinorganic chemistry. Their style of writing and the book's format are perfect for that audience. Science and Technology (Chemistry)
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A New Introduction to Molecular Structure and Function

Author: Robert R. Crichton

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128117427

Category: Science

Page: 692

View: 2489

Biological Inorganic Chemistry: A New Introduction to Molecular Structure and Function, Third Edition, provides a comprehensive discussion of the biochemical aspects of metals in living systems. The fascinating world of the role of metals in biology, medicine and the environment has progressed significantly since the very successful Second Edition of the book published in 2012. Beginning with an overview of metals and selected nonmetals in biology, the book supports the interdisciplinary nature of this vibrant area of research by providing an introduction to basic coordination chemistry for biologists and structural and molecular biology for chemists. Having built this accessible foundation, the book progresses to discuss biological ligands for metal ions, intermediary metabolism and bioenergetics, and methods to study metals in biological systems. The book also covers metal assimilation pathways; transport, storage, and homeostasis of metal ions; sodium and potassium channels and pumps; magnesium phosphate metabolism and photoreceptors; calcium and cellular signaling; the catalytic role of several classes of mononuclear zinc enzymes; the biological chemistry of iron; and copper chemistry and biochemistry. In addition, the book discusses nickel and cobalt enzymes; manganese chemistry and biochemistry; molybdenum, tungsten, vanadium, and chromium; non-metals in biology; biomineralization; metals in the brain; metals and neurodegeneration; metals in medicine and metals as drugs; and metals in the environment. Now in its Third Edition, this popular and award-winning resource highlights recent exciting advances and provides a thorough introduction for both researchers approaching the field from a variety of backgrounds, as well as advanced students. Includes a thorough survey of metals in biological systems: in the human body, in medicine and in the environment Previous winner (Second Edition) of the 2013 Textbook Excellence Award (Texty) from the Text and Academic Authors Association Features new sections: an overview of the different functions of essential metal ions; toxic metals in diagnosis and therapeutics; crystal and ligand field theory and their limitations; molecular orbital theory; genetic and molecular biological approaches to study metals; more complex cofactors and their biosynthesis; photosynthetic oxidation of water; man-made environmental pollution; and metals as poisons
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Author: Brian W. Pfennig

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118859103

Category: Science

Page: 500

View: 2803

This text is designed for upper-level undergraduates (who have already taken physical chemistry) and introductory-level graduate students taking an inorganic or advanced inorganic chemistry course. It would appeal to those instructors who are looking for a more physical inorganic chemistry course. It will cover: The Composition of Matter; Quantum Chemistry: A Primer; Nuclear Structure; Atomic Structure; Periodic Properties of the Elements; An Introduction to Chemical Bonding; Molecular Geometries; Molecular Symmetry; Vibrational Spectroscopy; Models of Chemical Bonding; Crystalline Lattices; The Solid State; Acid-Base Chemistry; Main Group Chemistry; Coordination Chemistry; Ligand Field Theory; Reactions of coordination compounds; Structure and Bonding in Organometallic Compounds; and Reactions of Organometallic Compounds
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Author: Ivano Bertini

Publisher: EOLSS Publications

ISBN: 1848262159

Category: Science

Page: 502

View: 4591

Inorganic and Bio-Inorganic Chemistry is the component of Encyclopedia of Chemical Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. The Theme on Inorganic and Bio-Inorganic Chemistry in the Encyclopedia of Chemical Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources deals with the discipline which studies the chemistry of the elements of the periodic table. It covers the following topics: From simple to complex compounds; Chemistry of metals; Inorganic synthesis; Radicals reactions with metal complexes in aqueous solutions; Magnetic and optical properties; Inorganometallic chemistry; High temperature materials and solid state chemistry; Inorganic biochemistry; Inorganic reaction mechanisms;Homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis; Cluster and polynuclear compounds; Structure and bonding in inorganic chemistry; Synthesis and spectroscopy of transition metal complexes; Nanosystems;Computational inorganic chemistry; Energy and inorganic chemistry. These two volumes are aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College students Educators, Professional practitioners, Research personnel and Policy analysts, managers, and decision makers and NGOs
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Author: Mihai V. Putz,Michael D.P. Mingos

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3642327508

Category: Science

Page: 236

View: 465

The series Structure and Bonding publishes critical reviews on topics of research concerned with chemical structure and bonding. The scope of the series spans the entire Periodic Table and addresses structure and bonding issues associated with all of the elements. It also focuses attention on new and developing areas of modern structural and theoretical chemistry such as nanostructures, molecular electronics, designed molecular solids, surfaces, metal clusters and supramolecular structures. Physical and spectroscopic techniques used to determine, examine and model structures fall within the purview of Structure and Bonding to the extent that the focus is on the scientific results obtained and not on specialist information concerning the techniques themselves. Issues associated with the development of bonding models and generalizations that illuminate the reactivity pathways and rates of chemical processes are also relevant. The individual volumes in the series are thematic. The goal of each volume is to give the reader, whether at a university or in industry, a comprehensive overview of an area where new insights are emerging that are of interest to a larger scientific audience. Thus each review within the volume critically surveys one aspect of that topic and places it within the context of the volume as a whole. The most significant developments of the last 5 to 10 years should be presented using selected examples to illustrate the principles discussed. A description of the physical basis of the experimental techniques that have been used to provide the primary data may also be appropriate, if it has not been covered in detail elsewhere. The coverage need not be exhaustive in data, but should rather be conceptual, concentrating on the new principles being developed that will allow the reader, who is not a specialist in the area covered, to understand the data presented. Discussion of possible future research directions in the area is welcomed. Review articles for the individual volumes are invited by the volume editors. Readership: research scientists at universities or in industry, graduate students Special offer For all customers who have a standing order to the print version of Structure and Bonding, we offer free access to the electronic volumes of the Series published in the current year via SpringerLink.
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An Introduction

Author: Dieter Rehder

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780199655199

Category: Science

Page: 256

View: 5224

Bioinorganic Chemistry provides a broad overview of this dynamic field, reviewing the key chemical elements that have important biological function, and exploring how the chemistry of these elements is central to the function of biological systems.
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Author: Fabio Doctorovich,Patrick J. Farmer,Marcelo A. Marti

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0128011645

Category: Science

Page: 424

View: 5246

The Chemistry and Biology of Nitroxyl (HNO) provides first-of-its-kind coverage of the intriguing biologically active molecule called nitroxyl, or azanone per IUPAC nomenclature, which has been traditionally elusive due to its intrinsically high reactivity. This useful resource provides the scientific basis to understand the chemistry, biology, and technical aspects needed to deal with HNO. Building on two decades of nitric oxide and nitroxyl research, the editors and authors have created an indispensable guide for investigators across a wide variety of areas of chemistry (inorganic, organic, organometallic, biochemistry, physical, and analytical); biology (molecular, cellular, physiological, and enzymology); pharmacy; and medicine. This book begins by exploring the unique molecule’s structure and reactivity, including important reactions with small molecules, thiols, porphyrins, and key proteins, before discussing chemical and biological sources of nitroxyl. Advanced chapters discuss methods for both trapping and detecting nitroxyl by spectroscopy, electrochemistry, and fluorescent inorganic cellular probing. Expanding on the compound’s foundational chemistry, this book then explores its molecular physiology to offer insight into its biological implications, pharmacological effects, and practical issues. Presents the first book on HNO (nitroxyl or azanone), an increasingly important molecule in biochemistry and pharmaceutical research Provides a valuable coverage of HNO’s chemical structure and significant reactions, including practical guidance on working with this highly reactive molecule Contains high quality content from recognized experts in both industry and academia
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Author: Christopher S. Foote,Joan Valentine,A. Greenberg,Joel F. Liebman

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9400708742

Category: Science

Page: 342

View: 7799

Taking an interdisciplinary approach, this book and its counterpart, Active Oxygen in Biochemistry, explore the active research area of the chemistry and biochemistry of oxygen. Complementary but independent, the two volumes integrate subject areas including medicine, biology, chemistry, engineering, and environmental studies.
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Author: D. Michael P. Mingos

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3642411606

Category: Science

Page: 260

View: 8144

The series Structure and Bonding publishes critical reviews on topics of research concerned with chemical structure and bonding. The scope of the series spans the entire Periodic Table and addresses structure and bonding issues associated with all of the elements. It also focuses attention on new and developing areas of modern structural and theoretical chemistry such as nanostructures, molecular electronics, designed molecular solids, surfaces, metal clusters and supramolecular structures. Physical and spectroscopic techniques used to determine, examine and model structures fall within the purview of Structure and Bonding to the extent that the focus is on the scientific results obtained and not on specialist information concerning the techniques themselves. Issues associated with the development of bonding models and generalizations that illuminate the reactivity pathways and rates of chemical processes are also relevant. The individual volumes in the series are thematic. The goal of each volume is to give the reader, whether at a university or in industry, a comprehensive overview of an area where new insights are emerging that are of interest to a larger scientific audience. Thus each review within the volume critically surveys one aspect of that topic and places it within the context of the volume as a whole. The most significant developments of the last 5 to 10 years should be presented using selected examples to illustrate the principles discussed. A description of the physical basis of the experimental techniques that have been used to provide the primary data may also be appropriate, if it has not been covered in detail elsewhere. The coverage need not be exhaustive in data, but should rather be conceptual, concentrating on the new principles being developed that will allow the reader, who is not a specialist in the area covered, to understand the data presented. Discussion of possible future research directions in the area is welcomed. Review articles for the individual volumes are invited by the volume editors. Readership: research scientists at universities or in industry, graduate students Special offer for all customers who have a standing order to the print version of Structure and Bonding, we offer free access to the electronic volumes of the Series published in the current year via SpringerLink.
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Author: Eleanor Crabb,Elaine Moore

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781849730594

Category: Science

Page: 226

View: 2841

An introduction to the metals essential to life and ligands of biological importance including the uptake of metals, their transport and storage.
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The Language of Heredity

Author: Paul Berg,Maxine Singer

Publisher: University Science Books

ISBN: 9780935702699

Category: Science

Page: 269

View: 1071

This text is a primer on modern genetics, and shows how a detailed knowledge of the workings of genes can be applied to some of the most pressing problems of our time. It is suitable for general readers, as well as undergraduates.
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Synthesis, Biological and Therapeutic Treatments

Author: Vimal Kumar Jain,K. Indira Priyadarsini

Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry

ISBN: 1788010299

Category: Organoselenium compounds

Page: 457

View: 2460

Organoselenium shows incredible promise in medicine, particularly cancer therapy. This book discusses organoselenium chemistry and biology in the context of its therapeutic potential, taking the reader through synthetic techniques, bioactivity and therapeutic applications. Divided into three sections, the first section describes synthetic advances in bioactive selenium compounds, revealing how organoselenium compound toxicity, redox properties and specificity can be further tuned. The second section explains the biophysics and biochemistry of organoselenium compounds, as well as selenoproteins. The final section closes with several chapters devoted to therapeutic and medicinal applications of organoselenium compounds, covering radioprotectors, anticancer agents and antioxidant behaviour. With contributions from leading global experts, this book covers recent advances in the field and is an ideal reference for those researching organoselenium compounds.
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