Metallotherapeutic drugs and metal-based diagnostic agents : the use of metals in medicine /

There are an astonishing number and variety of roles that metals play in contemporary medicine. This book contains information on the medicinal uses of inorganics, that is, of elements such as boron, lithium, selenium, to name a few, as well as metal-containing species.

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Other Authors: Gielen, M. 1938-, Tiekink, Edward R. T.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2005.
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Table of Contents:
  • METALLOTHERAPEUTIC DRUGS AND METAL-BASED DIAGNOSTIC AGENTS; Contents; List of Contributors; Preface; 1 (3)Li Lithium Metallotherapeutics; 2 (5)B Boron Compounds as Therapeutic Drugs; 3 (12)Mg The Role of Magnesium as a Metallotherapeutic Drug; 4 (13)Al Aluminum Metallotherapeutics; 5 (14)Si Biological Activity of Organosilicon Compounds; 6 (20)Ca The Role of Calcium as a Metallotherapeutic Drug; 7 (22)Ti Anti-tumor Titanium Drugs; 8 (23)V Insulin-Mimetic Vanadium-Containing Compounds; 9 (25)Mn Manganese Metallotherapeutics; 10 (26)Fe The Use of Iron-Based Drugs in Medicine.