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Biochemistry of halogenated organic compounds

Halides, Pseudo-Halides and Azides (1995)

  1. Kenneth L. Kirk

Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682531.pat0025

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

How to Cite

Kirk, K. L. 2009. Biochemistry of halogenated organic compounds. Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups. .

Author Information

  1. National Institutes of Health, Department of Health & Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

  1. This chapter was written by the author in his private capacity. No official support nor endorsement is intended nor should be inferred.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Biohalogenation
  • 3
    Biochemistry of the Thyroid Hormones
  • 4
    Biochemistry of Selected Halogenated Organic Compounds
  • 5
    Biochemistry of Polyhalogenated Organic Molecules
  • 6
    Metabolism of Halogenated Organic Compounds—Biodehalogenation

Keywords:

  • biohalogenation;
  • haloperoxidases;
  • thyroid hormone biochemistry;
  • thyroid hormone receptors;
  • halogenation mechanism;
  • biochemistry of selected halogenated organic compounds;
  • halogenated terpenoids;
  • halogenated organic compounds–biodehalogenation metabolism