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)