1st Edition

Metal Ions in Biological Systems
Volume 9: Amino Acids and Derivatives as Ambivalent Ligands



ISBN 9780824768751
Published July 1, 1979 by CRC Press
304 Pages

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Book Description

This book focuses on the connection between the chemistry of metal ions and their role for life, and covers complexes with a number of amino acids with chelatable side chain donor atoms. It discusses metal ion-protein interactions and the ligating ambivalency of nucleotides.

Table of Contents

1. Complexes of α-Amino Acids With Chelatable Side Chain Donor Atoms 2. Metal Complexes of Aspartic Acid and Glutamic Acid 3. The Coordination Chemistry of L-Cysteine and D-Penicillamine 4. Glutathione and its Metal Complexes 5. Coordination Chemistry of L-Dopa and Related Ligands 6. Stereoselectivity in the Metal Complexes of Amino Acids and Dipeptides 7. Protonation and Complexation of Macromolecular Polypeptides: Corticotropin Fragments and Basic Trypsin Inhibitor (Kunitz Base)

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