Book Volume 14 2006

Molecular Biology of Metal Homeostasis and Detoxification

From Microbes to Man


ISBN: 978-3-540-22175-3 (Print) 978-3-540-31719-7 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XX

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-36

    Molecular mechanisms of copper homeostasis in yeast

  3. Chapter

    Pages 37-58

    Zinc in yeast: mechanisms involved in homeostasis

  4. Chapter

    Pages 59-99

    Iron in yeast: Mechanisms involved in homeostasis

  5. Chapter

    Pages 101-129

    Copper in mammals: mechanisms of homeostasis and pathophysiology

  6. Chapter

    Pages 131-153

    Zn2+, a dynamic signaling molecule

  7. Chapter

    Pages 155-191

    Iron in mammals: pathophysiological mechanisms of overload and deficiency in relation to disease

  8. Chapter

    Pages 193-213

    Cellular and whole organism aspects of iron transport and storage in plants

  9. Chapter

    Pages 215-271

    Functions and homeostasis of zinc, copper, and nickel in plants

  10. Chapter

    Pages 273-298

    Metal immobilization: where and how?

  11. Chapter

    Pages 299-340

    Phytoremediation and hyperaccumulator plants

  12. Chapter

    Pages 341-394

    Family matters: gene regulation by metal-dependent transcription factors

  13. Chapter

    Pages 395-454

    Mechanisms of toxic metal tolerance in yeast

  14. Chapter

    Pages 455-483

    Transport of nonessential metals across mammalian cell membranes

  15. Chapter

    Pages 485-505

    Metals in biology: past, present, and future

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 507-509