Written by a preeminent teacher and scientist in the field, this book provides specialists, students, and general readers with an understanding of the basic chemistry of interactions of inorganic substances with biological systems at the molecular level. The author presents bioinorganic concepts in context and brings a distinct chemistry perspective to the subject.
• Provides the streamlined coverage appropriate for one-semester courses or independent study, with all of the necessary but none of the excessive information
• Prepares readers to move to the next level of study (whether they continue on in the field or transition to medicine/industry)
• Presents concepts through extensive four-color visuals, appealing to a range of learning styles
• Promotes critical thinking through open-ended questions throughout the narrative and at the end of each chapter