Vanadium

Biochemical and Molecular Biological Approaches

Editors: Michibata, Hitoshi (Ed.)

  • Includes contributions on recent developments from Asia, Europe, India, South America and the USA
  • Features biological system applications
  • Presents the biochemical and medicinal functionalities of vanadium
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The publication of Vanadium: Biochemical and Molecular Biological Approaches is particularly timely as it exactly coincides with the centennial anniversary of the discovery of vanadium by Professor Henze, in the blood cells of an ascidian (tunicate) collected in Gulf of Naples in 1911. Vanadium, atomic number 23, covers a wide range of oxidation states (from -2 to +5) and has unpaired electrons. Depending on these properties, a wide variety of enzymes and compounds containing vanadium have been found and the biochemical behaviour of vanadium has been investigated extensively.

This monograph provides not only the basic properties and recent advances of vanadium chemistry but also presents recent topics on hyper-accumulators of vanadium, enzymatic roles of vanadium, biochemical functions of vanadium and medicinal functions of vanadium, which have been discovered by Biochemical and Molecular Biological Approaches.

Vanadium: Biochemical and Molecular Biological Approaches is aimed at pure and applied chemists, biochemists, pharmaceutical and medical scientists.

About the authors

Prof. Dr. Hitoshi Michibata, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Kagamiyama 1-3-1, Higashihiroshima 739-8526, Japan

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Inorganic Chemistry of Vanadium

    Kanamori, Kan (et al.)

    Pages 3-31

  • Amavadine, a Vanadium Compound in Amanita Fungi

    Silva, José A. L. (et al.)

    Pages 35-49

  • High Levels of Vanadium in Ascidians

    Michibata, Hitoshi (et al.)

    Pages 51-71

  • Hyper-Accumulation of Vanadium in Polychaetes

    Fattorini, Daniele (et al.)

    Pages 73-92

  • Structure and Function of Vanadium Haloperoxidases

    Wever, Ron

    Pages 95-125

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Vanadium
Book Subtitle
Biochemical and Molecular Biological Approaches
Editors
  • Hitoshi Michibata
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-0913-3
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-0913-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 228
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