The Porphyrin Handbook

Author: Karl Kadish
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080923860
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Porphyrin Handbook, Volume 12: The Iron and Cobalt Pigments: Biosynthesis, Structure, and Degradation provides information pertinent to every aspect of the chemistry, synthesis, spectroscopy, and structure of phthalocyanines. This book presents the biochemical and clinical aspects of genetically transmitted or drug-induced diseases associated with errors in heme metabolism. Organized into eight chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the comparison of regulatory principles in animal and plant tetrapyrrole biosynthesis. This text then examines the biology and medical implications of porphyrin systems. Other chapters consider the transformation of hemes into bile pigments, the organic synthesis of bilins, and the pathways of degradation of chlorophyll in senescent plants. This book discusses as well the biosynthesis of porphyrins, vitamin B12, and chlorophylls. The final chapter deals with genome sequencing projects that provide sources of genes encoding the enzymes needed for the synthesis of the intermediates. This book is a valuable resource for research scientists, engineers, and clinicians.

Handbook Of Porphyrin Science With Applications To Chemistry Physics Materials Science Engineering Biology And Medicine

Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9814407763
Format: PDF
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This is the sixth set of Handbook of Porphyrin Science.This 5-volume set provides a comprehensive review of the most up-to-date research on porphyrin, heme and chlorophyll biochemistry, as well as applications to biomedicine and bio-inspired energy. In-depth coverage of topics along with perspectives on outstanding questions and future research directions by the authors make these volumes an essential resource for both beginning and advanced investigators in the field. It is also suitable for non-experts in porphyrin, who wish to have an overview of the fundamental discoveries and breakthroughs in the porphyrin arena related to medicine and bio-inspired energy.Bringing together the biochemistry of porphyrin-binding proteins and their clinical relevance and applications to medicine and renewable energy, this set provides readers with an integrated coverage of porphyrin biochemistry. At the same time, it challenges readers with new questions and perspectives of research regarding the role of porphyrin biochemistry in the future of medicine and renewable energy.

Primary Processes of Photosynthesis

Author: G. Renger
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
ISBN: 0854043691
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This volume forms part of a two-volume set and is not available for individual purchase. Please view the complete pack (ISBN: 978-0-85404-364-4) for purchase options.