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Biological aspects of metals and metal-related diseases
|Statement||editor, Bibudhendra Sarkar.|
|Contributions||Sarkar, Bibudhendra., Symposium on Biological Aspects of Metals and Metal-Related Diseases (1981 : Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ont.)|
|LC Classifications||QP532 .B56 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 318 p. :|
|Number of Pages||318|
|LC Control Number||81040759|
Toxic metals, including "heavy metals," are individual metals and metal compounds that negatively affect people's health. Some toxic, semi-metallic elements, including arsenic and selenium, are discussed in this page. In very small amounts, many of these metals are necessary to support life. However, in larger amounts, they become toxic. Heavy metal poisoning refers to when excessive exposure to a heavy metal affects the normal function of the body. Examples of heavy metals that can cause toxicity include lead, mercury, arsenic, cadmium, and chromium. Exposure may occur through the diet, from medications, from the environment, or in the course of work or play. Heavy metals can enter the body through the skin, or .
In the second issue (“Metal Metabolism in Animals II”, edited ), the perspective was extended to human beings with articles focusing on aspects of metal allergy and immunology, models of metal uptake and effects during pregnancy, as well as toxicological and pathological effects of metals on animals and humans. Intravenous lipid emulsions (ILEs) have been an integral component of parenteral nutrition for more than 50 years. Numerous formulations are available and are based on vegetable (soybean, olive, coconut) and animal (fish) oils. Therefore, each of these formulations has a unique fatty acid composition that offers both benefits and limitations. As clinical experience and our understanding of the.
The three chapters following these general considerations are devoted to metal ion interactions, mainly of copper, with mammalian prion proteins and their fragments, to transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (Creutzfeldt-Jakob and related diseases) as well as to the amyloid precursor protein (Alzheimer's disease). An inflammatory response is essential for combating invading pathogens. Several effector components, as well as immune cell populations, are involved in mounting an immune response, thereby destroying pathogenic organisms such as bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites. In the past decade, microRNAs (miRNAs), a group of noncoding small RNAs, have emerged as functionally significant regulatory.
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"Proceedings of a symposium on "Biological Aspects of Metals and Metal-Related Diseases" held in Octoberat the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto"--Acknowledgments.
Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. The European Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference, or EUROBIC as it is most commonly called, is a biannual conference on Bioinorganic chemistry founded in The conference is held in Europe but attracts scientists from all over the world.
etary zinc, and heart disease in infants owing to copper deficiency. The ability to recognize, to understand at the molecular level, and to treat diseases caused by inadequate metal-ion function constitutes an important aspect of medicinal bioinorganic chemistry.
Metal ions can also induce toxicity in humans, classic examples being heavy. We report a member of the IL-1 family, IL, which mediates its biological effects via IL-1 receptor ST 2, activates NF-kappaB and MAP kinases, and drives production of T(H)2-associated cytokines Author: Kenji Izuhara.
Biological aspects of metal accumulation and storage. Manu Soto, Ionan Marigómez, Ibon Cancio(*) Zoology and Animal Cell Biology Dept. Cell Biology and Histology lab. Faculty of Science and Technology. University of the Basque Country. POB. E Bilbo, Basque Country. The clinical characteristics, epidemiology, and pathogenesis of disorders arising from exposure to aluminum, beryllium, cadmium, cobalt, copper, iron, mercury, and nickel are presented in detail.
Metal fume fever, an inhalation fever syndrome attributed to exposure to a. The heavy metals thus exhibit the ability to induce oxidative stress by generating ROS. Oxidative stress due to heavy metals is the outcome of a negative shift of the balance between the production of ROS and the ability of the biological systems to readily counteract the ROS mediated damage or repair of it rapidly.
A.S. Prasad, in B. Sarkar (Ed.), Biological Aspects of Metals and Metal- Related Diseases, Raven Press, New York,DP- II P. Aula, in P. Durand and J.S.
O'Brien, Genetic Errors of Glycoprotein Metabolism, Edi-Ermes, Milano,pp. The influence of stress and genetics on the levels of magnesium and other trace metals as reflected in tissue, such as red blood cells, has recently been recognized. Also, there has been substantial progress in the area of the biological aspects of metals and metal-related diseases (ref.9).
Vol entitled Essential Metals in Medicine: Therapeutic Use and Toxicity of Metal Ions in the Clinic of the series Metal Ions in Life Sciences centers on the role of metal ions in clinical medicine. Metal ions are tightly regulated in human health: while essential to life, they can be toxic as well.
Following an introductory chapter briefly discussing several important metal-related. Biomineralization and Biological Metal Accumulation About this book. It is generally felt that further developments in the therapy of bone and tooth diseases will be largely dependent on an improved understanding of the fundamen tal underlying mechanisms of biomineralization.
Author(s): Sarkar,Bibudhendra Title(s): Biological aspects of metals and metal-related diseases/ editor, Bibudhendra Sarkar. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: New York:. Earthworms express, as most animals, metallothioneins (MTs)—small, cysteine-rich proteins that bind d 10 metal ions (Zn(II), Cd(II), or Cu(I)) in clusters.
Three MT homologues are known for Lumbricus rubellus, the common red earthworm, one of which, wMT-2, is strongly induced by exposure of worms to study concerns composition, metal binding affinity and metal-dependent protein.
1. Introduction. Titanium and its alloys have been used as implant materials due to their very good mechanical and corrosion resistance and biocompatibility (Niinomi,Murr et al., ).The most used biomaterials were Titanium and its ternary Ti–6Al–4V alloy (Khan et al.,Tamilselvi et al.,Guitar et al.,Ramos-Saenz et al., ), especially due to their high.
This text presents contemporary analytical techniques for the determination of heavy metals in air particles, water, soil and biological samples. It details experimental studies to reduce the. Metal ions play key roles in biology. Many are essential for catalysis, for electron transfer and for the fixation, sensing, and metabolism of gases.
Others compete with those essential metal ions or have toxic or pharmacological book is structured around the periodic table and focuses on the control of metal ions in cells. It addresses the molecular aspects of binding, transport.
Several heavy metals are found naturally in the earth crust and are exploited for various industrial and economic purposes. Among these heavy metals, a few have direct or indirect impact on the human body.
Some of these heavy metals such as copper, cobalt, iron, nickel, magnesium, molybdenum, chromium, selenium, manganese and zinc have functional roles which are essential for. 1. Introduction. The potential association between chronic heavy metal exposure and cardiovascular disease (CVD) has a number of implications.
Although the cardiovascular system is not typically viewed as a primary target of heavy metal toxicity, review articles covering their role as cardiovascular toxicant are scant, and the prime concern of most reviews has focused on the.
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Biological effects of heavy metals: An overview Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Journal of Environmental Biology 26(2 Suppl) July w Reads. This book focuses on the distribution, trafficking, fate, and effects of trace metals in biological systems.
Its goal is to enhance our understanding of the relationships between homeostatic mechanisms of trace metals and the pathogenesis of infectious diseases.Metals, an international, peer-reviewed Open Access journal.Metal Dishomoestasis in Alzheimer's Disease.
Metal ions have been shown to be involved in cell-cell communication and signal transduction, as well as in influencing transcription and translation via metal responsive regulators. Neurodegeneration in AD is characterized, among other features, by a marked accumulation of metals, mainly Cu, Zn, Fe, and Al, in various regions of the brain [2,3,