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Title Molecular biology of homeostasis and detoxification : from microbes to man / Markus J. Tamas, Enrico Martinoia, eds
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2006


Description 1 online resource (xx, 509 pages) : illustrations (some illustrations)
Series Topics in current genetics ; 14
Topics in current genetics ; 14.
Summary One of the challenges faced by every cell as well as by whole organisms is to maintain appropriate concentrations of essential nutrient metals while excluding nonessential toxic metals. Toward that end, all organisms have developed mechanisms for metal homeostasis and detoxification to maintain metal levels within physiological limits. This book brings together current knowledge of the molecular basis of metal homeostasis and detoxification in various eukaryotic model systems, including yeasts, plants, and mammals. It focuses on the cellular systems controlling metal transport, intracellular distribution, and immobilization as well as on systems regulating metal-dependent transcription. In addition to environmental aspects (including phytoremediation), the book treats the pathophysiology of metal deficiency and overload in relation to disease
Analysis metalen
moleculaire biologie
molecular biology
Molecular Biology (General)
Moleculaire biologie (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Metals -- Metabolism
Metals -- Metabolic detoxification
Metals -- Metabolism -- Disorders
Sciences de la vie.
Metals -- Metabolism.
Metals -- Metabolism -- Disorders.
Form Electronic book
Author Tamás, Markus J
Martinoia, Enrico
ISBN 9783540317197