With chapter contributions from more than 30 metal biology experts, Cellular and Molecular Biology of Metals explains the role of key divalent metal ions involved in the molecular and cellular biology of various target cell populations. Although it primarily focuses on homeostatic metals, such as nickel, zinc, and chromium, the text also discusses

chapter 1|34 pages

Cellular Inorganic Chemistry Concepts and Examples

ByDavid H. Petering, Rajendra Kothinti, Jeffrey Meeusen, Ujala Rana

chapter 2|44 pages

Chapter Molecular and Cellular Biology of Mercury in the Kidneys

ByRudolfs K. Zalups, Christy C. Bridges

chapter 3|34 pages

Essential and Toxic Metal Transport in the Liver

ByNazzareno Ballatori, David A. Aremu, Michael S. Madejczyk

chapter 4|14 pages

Molecular and Cell Biology of Lead

ByBruce A. Fowler

chapter 5|16 pages

Transport and Biological Impact of Manganese

ByKeith M. Erikson, Khristy J. Thompson, Michael Aschner

chapter 6|24 pages

Metallothionein and Metal Homeostasis

ByJames Koropatnick

chapter 7|14 pages

Cellular and Molecular Biology of Iron-Binding Proteins

ByDanuta S. Kalinowski, Des R. Richardson

chapter 8|32 pages

The Regulatory and Signaling Functions of Zinc Ions in Human Cellular Physiology

ByHajo Haase, Wolfgang Maret

chapter 9|28 pages

Glutathione, Protein Thiols, and Metal Homeostasis

ByLawrence H. Lash

chapter 10|54 pages

Ionic and Molecular Mimicry and the Transport of Metals

ByChristy C. Bridges, Rudolfs K. Zalups

chapter 12|24 pages

Metals and Cell Adhesion Molecules

ByAlan R. Parrish, Walter C. Prozialeck

chapter 13|28 pages

Iron Metabolism and Disease

ByGiada Sebastiani, Kostas Pantopoulos

chapter 14|36 pages

Metal Infl uences on Immune Function

ByMichael A. Lynes, Kathryn Pietrosimone, Gregory Marusov, Douglas V. Donaldson, Clare Melchiorre, Xiuyun Yin, David A. Lawrence, Michael J. McCabe