Principles Of Bioinorganic Chemistry

Principles Of Bioinorganic Chemistry

By: Stephen J. Lippard, Jeremy Berg

Publication date: September 1994
ISBN: 9780935702736

A concepts-orientated introduction to bioinorganic chemistry covering topics including: properties of biological molecules; physical methods in bioinorganic chemistry; control and utilization of metal ion concentrations in cells, and electron transfer proteins.

For all sales outside of the United States, please contact Felicity Henson,

Title information

Translated into French, German, Japanese, Polish and Chinese.

Pages: 432
Language: English
Publisher: University Science Books
No votes yet

l. Overview
2. Principles of Coordination Chemistry Related to Bioinorganic Research
3. Properties of Biological Molecules
4. Physical Methods in Bioinorganic Chemistry
5. Choice, Uptake and Assembly of Metal Containing Units in Biology
6. Control and Utilization of Metal-Ion Concentrations in Cells
7. Metal Ion Folding and Cross-Linking of Biomolecules
8. Binding of Metal Ions and Complexes to Biomolecule-Active Centers 
9. Electron-Transfer Proteins
10. Substrate Binding and Activation by Nonredox Mechanisms
11. Atom- and Group-Transfer Chemistry
12. Protein Tuning of Metal Properties to Achieve Specific Functions
13.The Frontiers of Bioinorganic Chemistry

“The best textbook to date…it is essential reading for anyone interested in learning more about this fascinating field.”

“A splendid introduction to bioinorganic chemistry. The excellent illustrations complement their lucid and stimulating account of basic principles.”
-Lubert Stryer, Stanford

“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

“…an important contribution to the understanding of biochemical systems.”
-Cell Biochemistry and Function

Stephen J. Lippard