Principles of Bioinorganic Chemistry

Stephen J. Lippard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jeremy M. Berg, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

l. Overview
2. Principles of Coordination Chemistry Related to Bioinorganic Research
3. Properties of Biological Molecules
4. Physical Methods in Bioinorganic Chemistry
5. Choice, Uptake and Assembly of Metal Containing Units in Biology
6. Control and Utilization of Metal-Ion Concentrations in Cells
7. Metal Ion Folding and Cross-Linking of Biomolecules
8. Binding of Metal Ions and Complexes to Biomolecule-Active Centers
9. Electron-Transfer Proteins
10. Substrate Binding and Activation by Nonredox Mechanisms
11. Atom- and Group-Transfer Chemistry
12. Protein Tuning of Metal Properties to Achieve Specific Functions
13.The Frontiers of Bioinorganic Chemistry