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Metal Sites in Proteins and Models : Iron Centres - H. A. O. Hill

Metal Sites in Proteins and Models

Iron Centres

By: H. A. O. Hill (Editor), P. J. Sadler (Editor), A. J. Thomson (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st April 1999
ISBN: 9783540655527
Number Of Pages: 207

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Biological chemistry is a major frontier of inorganic chemistry. Three special volumes devoted to Metal Sites in Proteins and Models address the questions: how unusual ("entatic") are metal sites in metalloproteins and metalloenzymes compared to those in small coordination complexes? And if they are special, how do polypeptide chains and co-factors control this? The chapters deal with iron, with metal centres acting as Lewis acids, metals in phosphate enzymes, with vanadium, and with the wide variety of transition metal ions which act as redox centres. They illustrate in particular how the combined armoury of genetics and structure determination at the molecular level are providing unprecedented new tools for molecular engineering.

A.K. Powell; Polyiron Oxides, Oxyhydroxides and Hydroxides as Models for Biomineralisation Processes.- S.K. Chapman, S. Daff and A.W. Munro; Heme: The Most Versatile Redox Centre in Biology?.- H. Sun, M.C. Cox; H. Li and P.J. Sadler; Rationalization of Metal Binding to Transferrin: Prediction of Metal-Protein Stability Constants .- N.E. Le Brun, A.J. Thomson and G.R. Moore; Metal Centres of Bacterioferritins or Non-Haem-Iron-Containing Cytochromes b557.- B.-M. Sjoberg; Ribonucleotide Reductases - a Group of Enzymes with Different Metallosites and Similar Reaction Mechanism.- L.-L. Wong, AC.G. Westlake, and D.P. Nickerson; Protein Engineering of Cytochrome P450cam

ISBN: 9783540655527
ISBN-10: 3540655522
Series: Springer Desktop Editions in Chemistry
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 207
Published: 1st April 1999
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.6 x 15.75  x 1.35
Weight (kg): 0.32

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