Biomineralization: Chemical and Biochemical Perspectives

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This book presents a chemical and biochemical perspective on the formation and function of inorganic solids in biological systems - bones, teeth, shells, magnets. Biomineralization is covered at a molecular level, including aspects of control and regulation of crystal chemical processes, involved in calcification, silification and iron oxide formation within unicellular and multicellular organisms.

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Stephen Mann is at School of Chemistry, University of Bristol.

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"This book is strongly recommended as essential reading for new researchers in the field, but also as general reading for any chemist interested in gainign insight into some of the real wonders of nature."--Chemistry in Britain


"[N]ature controls the chemistry of mineralisation; the allocation of spaces in which ... reactions occur; ... this is mind-blowing stuff."--Chemistry and Industry


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