Author: Irena Kostova

Biological and Medical Significance of Chemical Elements

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Library License: US $276
ISBN: 978-981-5179-01-9 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-5179-00-2 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2023
DOI: 10.2174/97898151790021230101

Introduction

Explore the fascinating interplay between chemical elements and biological life with Biological and Medical Significance of Chemical Elements. This comprehensive handbook delves into the pivotal role that various chemical elements from the periodic table play in the intricate web of life processes. Discover how these elements impact human health, influence drug development, and contribute to essential biological pathways.

Key features:

  • - Provides information on the occurrence and classification of chemical elements in nature
  • - Explains the biological functions of elements from different main groups (including s-, p-, d- and f-block elements)
  • - Includes information about the biomedical significance of platinum metals, lanthanides, and actinides
  • - Includes a list of references for further reading

This book serves as an indispensable resource for anyone interested in the medical biochemistry of chemical elements.

Audience: All readers interested in the medical biochemistry of chemical elements.