1st Edition

Metal Ions in Biological Systems
Volume 14: Inorganic Drugs in Deficiency and Disease

Edited By

Helmut Sigel

ISBN 9780367451950
Published December 3, 2019 by CRC Press
384 Pages

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Book Description

This book describes drug metal-ion interactions in the gut and deals with the deficiency of zinc and iron and their pharmacological use. It covers anti-inflammatory activities of copper and gold complexes and considers the role of metal ions and chelating agents in anti-viral chemotherapy.

Table of Contents

1. Drug-Metal Ion Interaction in the Gut 2. Zinc Deficiency and its Therapy 3. The Pharmacological Use of Zinc 4. The Anti-Inflammatory Activities of Copper Complexes 5. Iron-Containing Drugs 6. Gold Complexes as Metallo-Drugs 7. Metal Ions and Chelating Agents in Antiviral Chemotherapy 8. Complexes of Hallucinogenic Drugs 9. Lithium in Psychiatry

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