Copper and Bacteria: Evolution, Homeostasis and Toxicity (SpringerBriefs in Molecular Science) Paperback – June 24, 2018

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by Marc Solioz (Author)

Copper and Bacteria: Evolution, Homeostasis and Toxicity (SpringerBriefs in Molecular Science) Paperback – June 24, 2018

 
In the past two decades, great progress has been made in the understanding of copper as a bioelement. The book summarizes the current knowledge of copper toxicity, homeostasis and resistance in bacteria, in which proteins like copper ATPases, copper chaperones and copper-responsive regulators of gene expression play major roles. The author also discusses the metallation of cuproenzymes. The evolution of the use of copper by cells and of copper-homeostatic proteins are is also considered in this Brief.

Product details

  • Series: SpringerBriefs in Molecular Science
  • Paperback: 88 pages
  • Publisher: Springer; 1st ed. 2018 edition (June 24, 2018)
  • Language: English