9. Bioinorganic Chemistry: Show Your Mettle by Meddling with Metals

  1. Abhik Ghosh
  1. Kara L. Bren

Published Online: 14 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118007099.ch9

Letters to a Young Chemist

Letters to a Young Chemist

How to Cite

Bren, K. L. (2011) Bioinorganic Chemistry: Show Your Mettle by Meddling with Metals, in Letters to a Young Chemist (ed A. Ghosh), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118007099.ch9

Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627 - 0216 USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 21 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470390436

Online ISBN: 9781118007099

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Keywords:

  • bioinorganic chemistry, showing one's mettle by meddling with metals - bioinorganic chemistry, a specialized field;
  • inorganic chemistry and life, not only compatible with life - elements and molecules, falling outside purview of organic chemistry;
  • approach to investigating inorganic chemistry in cells - cell-permeable chemical probes for metal ions, for “spectroscopically silent” metal ions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Inorganic Lives!

  • Metals, Metals, Metals, All the Way Down

  • Do You See What I See?

  • I've Got Metals on My Mind

  • Open Up and Say “AU”

  • Further Reading