The Biological Chemistry of Magnesium / Edition 1

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Magnesium ions play a pivotal role in nucleic acid biochemistry, enzyme activation, and many biological systems. This book is the first text to give a unique and comprehensive review of all the major areas of current research interest. It is designed to be useful for students and researchers. Non-specialists will find introductory chapters, and each chapter is fully illustrated and well referenced.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471185833
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/27/1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 254
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.57 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Table of Contents

From the Contents:
Introduction to the Biological Chemistry of Magnesium Ion/
Physical Methods to study the Biological Chemistry of Magnesium/
Metal Substitution as a Probe of the Biological Chemistry of Magnesium Ion/
Modes and Dynamics of Mg 2+-Polynucleotide Interactions/
Magnesium as the Catalytic Center of RNA Enzymes/
Magnesium-Dependent Enzymes in Nucleic Acid Biochemistry/
Magnesium-Dependent Enzymes in General Metabolism/
Biological Chemistry of Magnesium Ion with Physiological Metabolites, Nucleic Acids and Drug Molecules/
Genetics and Molecular Biology of Magnesium Transport Systems/
Regulation of Cytosolic Magnesium Ion in Hearts

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