Thirty chapters provide a handbook-like treatment of magnesium and its function in the environment, its bioinorganic chemistry, its role for plants and in animal and human nutrition, its biochemistry and physiology, and its relation to human health and disease. The last 20 years have seen a prolifer
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Series:||Metal Ions in Biological Systems Series , #17|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.25(d)|
Table of Contents
Global bioalkylation of the heavy elements, John S. Thayer; analysis of organometallic compounds in the environment, Darren Mennie and Peter J. Craig; biogeochemistry of methylgermanium species in natural waters, Brent L. Lewis and H. Peter Mayer; biological properties of alkyltin compounds, Yasuaki Arakawa and Osamu Wada; biological properties of alkyl derivatives of lead, Yukio Yamamura and Fumio Arai; metabolism of alkyl arsenic and antimony compounds, Marie Vahter and Erminio Marafante; biological alkylation of selenium and tellurium, Ulrich Karlson and William T. Frankenberger Jr; making and breaking the co-alkyl bond in B12 derivatives, John M. Pratt; methane formation by methanogenic bacteria - redox chemistry of coenzyme F430, Bernhard Jaun; synthesis and degradation of organomercurials by bacteria, Helmut Sigel and Astrid Sigel; biogenesis and role of halomethanes in fungi and plants, David B. Harper.