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Bioinorganic Aspects of Lanthanide(III) Coordination Chemistry: Modelling the Use of Lanthanides(III) as Probes at Calcium(II) Binding Sites

  • Spyros P. Perlepes
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Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASEN2, volume 26)

Abstract

There has been widespread use of Ln(III) ions as probes of Ca(II) sites in biomolecules. A bioinorganic approach into the problem of the isomorphous substitution of Ca(II) by Ln(III) in biological systems is discussed.

Keywords

Carboxylate Group Trivalent Lanthanide Select Bond Distance Bioinorganic Chemistry Primary Amide 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Spyros P. Perlepes
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  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of PatrasPatrasGreece

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