This book provides a clear and concise introduction to the rapidly growing field of bioinorganic chemistry. The first part of the book deals with the function and occurrence of inorganic elements in living organisms, while later chapters address the applications of these biominerals, inorganic electrolytes and inorganic compounds in fields such as chemotherapy and radiodiagnostics.
First published in 1991 by Teubner under the title Bioanorganische Chemie, this text provides a clear, concise introduction to bioinorganic chemistry, reviewing recent advances in the field. The first part of the book deals with the function and occurrence of the elements in living organisms, while the later chapters address biominerals, inorganic electrolytes and the application of inorganic compounds in chemotherapy and radiodiagnostics. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)