3. Comparison of the Ca2+ Ion with Other Metal Cations

  1. Eugene A. Permyakov1 and
  2. Robert H. Kretsinger2

Published Online: 4 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470872390.ch3

Calcium Binding Proteins

Calcium Binding Proteins

How to Cite

Permyakov, E. A. and Kretsinger, R. H. (2010) Comparison of the Ca2+ Ion with Other Metal Cations, in Calcium Binding Proteins, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470872390.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute for Biological Instrumentation, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

  2. 2

    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 DEC 2010

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Protein and Peptide Science

Book Series Editors:

  1. Vladimir N. Uversky

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470525845

Online ISBN: 9780470872390



  • comparison of Ca2+ ion with other metal cations;
  • metal ions hydration;
  • “hard” and “soft” metal ions


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Calcium Isotopes

  • Calcium in the Environment

  • Uses of Calcium

  • Health Effects of Calcium

  • Biologically Significant Metals in the Periodic Table

  • Hydration of Metal Ions

  • “Hard” and “Soft” Metal Ions