Biochalcogen chemistry : the biological chemistry of sulfur, by Craig A. Bayse, Julia L. Brumaghim

By Craig A. Bayse, Julia L. Brumaghim

Biochalcogen Chemistry: The organic Chemistry of Sulfur, Selenium, and Tellurium highlights the organic makes use of of heavy chalcogens as a key zone of concentration in bioinorganic chemistry and a unifying subject for examine in a large choice of disciplines. contemporary achievements in those multidisciplinary efforts are provided that debate the delicate, but vital roles of biochalcogens in dwelling structures as sulfur- and selenium-containing metabolic intermediates and items (Chapters 1 and 10) and of their oxidation whilst coordinated to metals (Chapters three and 4). Chemical and instrumental instruments for detecting sulfur and selenium species and their functionalities also are mentioned (Chapters 2 and 6), as are new instructions in biochalcogen functions to redox scavenging, either by way of synthesis (Chapters 7 and eight) and mechanistic modeling (Chapter 9). Tellurium, without typical organic functionality, is represented including sulfur and selenium as a phasing agent in nucleic acid crystallography and for different organic stories (Chapter 5).

This e-book will function an invaluable selection of reports and learn ends up in this assorted box, encompassing study in bioinorganic chemistry, natural synthesis, computational ways, and biochemistry, as an concept for researchers wishing to go into the diversity of fields that surround those multidisciplinary learn efforts, and as an invaluable source for undergraduate or graduate classes concentrating on major workforce and transition aspect biochemistry. a large viewers will locate this booklet a important source for this quickly increasing box

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