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Principles of Bioinorganic Chemistry

Stephen J. Lippard Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jeremy M. Berg Johns Hopkins University School of Mediicne

Print Book, ISBN 978-0-935702-73-6, US $87
eBook, eISBN 978-1-938787-26-3, US $65
Copyright 1994
411 pages, Softbound


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


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Table of Contents

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 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Jeremy M. Berg Johns Hopkins University School of Mediicne

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