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Biochemistry of Nonheme Iron

  • Anatoly Bezkorovainy

Part of the Biochemistry of the Elements book series (BOTE, volume 1)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages ii-xviii
  2. Anatoly Bezkorovainy
    Pages 25-45
  3. Dorice Narins
    Pages 47-126
  4. Anatoly Bezkorovainy
    Pages 127-206
  5. Anatoly Bezkorovainy
    Pages 207-269
  6. Anatoly Bezkorovainy
    Pages 271-304
  7. Anatoly Bezkorovainy
    Pages 343-393
  8. Anatoly Bezkorovainy
    Pages 395-419
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 421-435

About this book

Introduction

Atomic biology has come of age. Interest in the role of chemical elements in life processes has captured the imagination of a wide spectrum of research scientists-ranging from the nutritionist to the biochemist, the inorganic chemist, and even to some biophysicists. This series, Biochemistry of the Elements, is a recognition of this increasing interest. When complete, the books will assemble the hard facts concerning the biochemistry of each element-singly or in a logical grouping. The series will provide a permanent reference for this active and growing field. Each volume shall represent an integrated effort by one or several authors to describe the current knowledge of an element(s) or the methods by which it is studied. Iron is the only element to which we have devoted two volumes, because its biological and chemical role is so versatile and complex. These two volumes will treat the two main structural categories of iron: heme and nonheme iron. In this volume on nonheme iron, the first in the series, Anatoly Bezkorovainy provides what we believe is the most comprehensive treatment of this important topic.

Keywords

Alanin amino acid bacteria biochemistry biology chemistry element ferritin metabolism nutrition phosphorylation primary structure protein receptor synthesis

Authors and affiliations

  • Anatoly Bezkorovainy
    • 1
  1. 1.Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical CenterChicagoUSA

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