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Biochemistry of Magnesium

Organomagnesium Compounds (2008)

  1. James Weston

Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682531.pat0407

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

How to Cite

Weston, J. 2009. Biochemistry of Magnesium. Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups. .

Author Information

  1. Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Institut für Organische Chemie und Makromolekulare Chemie, Jena, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

Abstract

  • 1
    Magnesium in Biological Systems
  • 2
    Magnesium as an Essential Cofactor
  • 3
    Basic Coordination Sphere
  • 4
    Fundamental Binding Modes
  • 5
    Magnesium Transport Systems
  • 6
    Universal Energy Currency of Life
  • 7
    Interactions with DNA and RNA
  • 8
    Protein-Based Enzymes

Keywords:

  • magnesium biochemistry;
  • magnesium in biological systems;
  • cationic membrane transport systems;
  • magnesium and cellular signaling processes;
  • fundamentally binding mechanisms;
  • magnesium transport systems;
  • radical-ion pair mechanism for ATP biosynthesis;
  • protein-based enzymes and enzymatic modes of action