Chapter 5. Influence of Vanadium Compounds on Cellular Functions

  1. Dieter Rehder

Published Online: 29 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470994429.ch5

Bioinorganic Vanadium Chemistry

Bioinorganic Vanadium Chemistry

How to Cite

Rehder, D. (2008) Influence of Vanadium Compounds on Cellular Functions, in Bioinorganic Vanadium Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470994429.ch5

Author Information

  1. Department Chemie, Universität Hamburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 FEB 2008

Book Series:

  1. Inorganic Chemistry

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470065099

Online ISBN: 9780470994429



  • vanadium compounds on cellular/molecular level;
  • vanadium - medicinal aspects;
  • insulin-mimetic vanadium compounds;
  • glutathione (GSH) and adenosine triphosphate (ATP);
  • cancer and pre-cancer therapy vanadium;
  • polyoxometalates (POMs);
  • vanadium-containing POM systems;
  • structural vanadium analogues


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Medicinal Aspects of Vanadium

  • Interaction of Vanadium with Proteins and Protein Substrates

  • References