1st Edition

Metal Ions in Biological Systems, Volume 43 - Biogeochemical Cycles of Elements

ISBN 9780367393274
Published September 25, 2019 by CRC Press
352 Pages

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Book Description

Metal Ions in Biological Systems is devoted to increasing our understanding of the relationship between the chemistry of metals and life processes. The volumes reflect the interdisciplinary nature of bioinorganic chemistry and coordinate the efforts of researchers in the fields of biochemistry, inorganic chemistry, coordination chemistry, environmental chemistry, biophysics, pharmacy, and medicine.

Volume 43 focuses on the vibrant research area concerning the cycling of elements, metals, and non-metals in biology and geology; in 10 chapters this book offers an authoritative and timely account on this fascinating subject.

Table of Contents

The Biogeochemical Cycles of Elements and the Evolution of Life.  Biogeochemistry of Dihydrogen.  Dioxygen over Geological Time.  The Nitrogen Cycle: Its Biology.  The Biological Cycle of Sulfur.  Biological Cycling of Phosphorus.  Iron, Phytoplankton Growth, and the Carbon Cycle, The Biogeochemistry and Fate of Mercury in the Environment.  The Biogeochemistry of Cadmium.  Biogeochemistry and Cycling of Lead

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