"Provides the latest research results and suggests new topics for interdisciplinary study of metal ions, catalysis, and biochemical systems. Second Edition highlights potential applications; includes new chapters on zinc and FeS clusters; presents new X-ray analysis of metalloenzymes; and more."

chapter 1|12 pages

Introduction to Bioinorganic Chemistry

ByElisabeth Bouwman, Jan Reedijk

chapter 2|10 pages

Introduction to Homogeneous Catalysis

ByRoger A. Sheldon

chapter 3|10 pages

Relationships Between Enzymatic and Heterogeneous Catalysis

ByEdward I. Stiefel

chapter 5|26 pages

Vanadium Haloperoxidases

ByAlison Butler

chapter 6|72 pages

Molybdenum and Tungsten Enzymes

ByRobert S. Pilato, Edward I. Stiefel

chapter 7|56 pages

Catalysis by Nitrogenases and Synthetic Analogs

ByDavid J. Evans, Richard A. Henderson, Barry E. Smith

chapter 8|22 pages

Biological Iron–Sulfur Clusters with Catalytic Activity

ByWilfred R. Hagen

chapter 9|38 pages

Catalysis by Nickel in Biological Systems

ByRichard Cammack, Pieter van Vliet

chapter 10|54 pages

Oxygen Activation at Nonheme Iron Centers

ByLawrence Que, Jr.

chapter 11|32 pages

Dioxygen Activation at Heme Centers in Enzymes and Synthetic Analogs

ByDaniel Mansuy, Pierrette Battioni

chapter 12|68 pages

Biological and Biomimetic Catalysis of Manganese Redox Enzymes and Their Inorganic Models

ByJan Wikaira, Sergiu M. Gorun

chapter 14|66 pages

Formation, Structure, and Reactivity of Copper Dioxygen Complexes

ByKenneth D. Karlin and Andreas D. Zuberbu¨hler

chapter 15|28 pages

Multielectron Transfer and Catalytic Mechanisms in Oxidative Polymerization

ByEishun Tsuchida, Kimihisa Yamamoto, Kenichi Oyaizu

chapter 16|24 pages

Metalloenzymes with a Quinone Cofactor

ByJohannis A. Duine

chapter 17|8 pages

Future Developments

ByElisabeth Bouwman, Jan Reedijk