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Vanadium in biological and human systems

Geoffrey Mains

Vanadium in biological and human systems

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Published by Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vanadium -- Environmental aspects,
  • Vanadium -- Physiological effect

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 11-12.

    StatementG. Mains ; instructor, T.C. Hutchinson.
    SeriesPub[lication] - Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Toronto -- no. ES-18 [i.e. 17]
    ContributionsHutchinson, T. C. 1939-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH545V3 M3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. --
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18893200M

    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 various diverse Cited by: 6.


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Vanadium in biological and human systems by Geoffrey Mains Download PDF EPUB FB2

Whether vanadium is essential for humans remains unclear although evidence increasingly suggests that it probably is.

The discovery by Cantley in that vanadate is a potent inhibitor of ATPases lead to numerous studies of the inhibitory and stimulatory effects of Format: Hardcover.

Whether vanadium is essential for humans remains unclear although evidence increasingly suggests that it probably is. The discovery by Cantley in that vanadate is a potent inhibitor of ATPases lead to numerous studies of the inhibitory and stimulatory effects of.

Vanadium in Biological Systems Vanadium is abundant in the biosphere, where it has a well-defined function in some biological systems.

It also has pharmacological effects in other systems (see Chapter 11) and is listed in modern nutrition books as being a required ultra trace metal.

Vanadium, the twenty-third member of the periodic table, is a soft ductile, silver-gray metal. The transitional element has occupied a place, which belongs to group VB and fourth period in the periodic table.

Vanadium is widely distributed throughout the planet but low in abundance. The first comprehensive resource on the chemistry of vanadium, Vanadium: Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, and Practical Applications has evolved from over a quarter century of research that concentrated on delineating the aqueous coordination reactions that characterize the vanadium(V) oxidation state.

The authors distill information on biological processes needed to understand vanadium effects in biological systems Cited by: A systematic study of the physiologically interesting vanadium−maltol (V−MaH) system has been performed in M Na(Cl) at 25 °C, using NMR, ESR, and potentiometric techniques.

Complexation occurs within a wide pH range, from around 1 up to However, a pH- concentration- and time-dependent spontaneous reduction of vanadium(V) to vanadium(IV) occurs.

From ESR spectra the. Vanadium compounds have been proven to be associated with various implications in the pathogenesis of some human diseases and also in maintaining normal body functions. Salts of vanadium interfere with an essential array of enzymatic systems such as different Cited by: Vanadium is special in at least two respects: On the one hand, the tetrahedral anion vanadate(V) is similar to the phosphate anion; vanadate can thus interact with various physiological substrates that are otherwise functionalized by : Dieter Rehder.

Vanadium is a trace element and exists in biological systems, both as a required element and as a mimic of other required metal ions or phosphorus.

Several classes of enzymes contain vanadium in the active site, including vanadium-dependent haloperoxidases, vanadium-containing nitrogenases, and vanadium-binding proteins, vanabins. The ATSDR toxicological profile succinctly characterizes the toxicologic and adverse health effects information for the hazardous substance described here.

Each peer-reviewed profile identifies and reviews the key literature that describes a hazardous substance's toxicologic properties. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: I. Vanadium in the Biosphere.- II. Vanadium is an element of group Vb of the periodic system and belongs to the first transition series.

It forms compounds mainly in oxidation states +3, +4, or +5. The most stable oxidation state is +4, in which vanadium forms oxovanadium(IV) ion (vanadyl). The Learning Objective of this Module is to describe some of the roles of trace elements in biological systems.

Given the low levels of tin in mammals ( mg/70 kg human), tin is unlikely to function as a macromineral. predict a likely biological function for vanadium. The authors distill information on biological processes needed to understand vanadium effects in biological systems and make this information accessible to a wide range of readers, including chemists without extensive biological training.

Like molybdenum, vanadium occupies an exceptional position among the bioelements because both, anionic and cationic forms can participate in biological processes. 3,5,11,12 In its anionic forms (vanadates(V)), it resembles phosphates, but in its cationic forms - mainly as VO 2+ - it behaves like a typical transition metal ion, which competes with other metal cations in coordination with biogenic.

VANADIUM - extremely small amounts - lichens & fungi have it in the active site of enzymes - appears in nitrogenase, vanadium (v) in haloperoxidases CHROMIUM Cr(III) – mammals - lipid and glucose metabolism - glucose tolerance Cr(VI) & Cr(V) – mutagenic and carcinogenic, Cr(V) damages DNA - normal secretion of insulin   Vanadium exists in many oxidation states, with V(V) being the most common in sea water (1 –3).

Only the V(III), V(IV), and V(V) oxidation states are involved, however, in biological systems, where vanadium has limited distribution as an essential mineral in organisms such as sea squirts and mushrooms and as a cofactor in by: What is Systems Biology.

„Aims at systems-level understanding [which] requires a set of principles and methodologies that links the behaviors of molecules to systems characteristics and functions“ (H.

Kitano, ICSB ) Question is, what do we mean by biological systems. By “system”, we mean a bunch of parts that are connected to one another and work g: Vanadium.

Current status and associated human health risk of vanadium in soil in China. Chemosphere, DOI: /phere Mansi Verma, Shyam Ji Gupta, Anurag Chaudhary, Vipin K. Garg. Protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B inhibitors as antidiabetic agents – A brief by: Vanadium can be found in the environment in algae, plants, invertebrates, fishes and many other species.

In mussels and crabs vanadium strongly bioaccumulates, which can lead to concentrations of about 10 5 to 10 6 times greater than the concentrations that are found in seawater.

Vanadium causes the inhibition of certain enzymes with animals, which has several neurological effects. Cancer.

Vanadium compounds are being studied for their potential use in different forms of cancer treatment. For instance, laboratory studies on human cells demonstrate that vanadium may help promote apoptosis —a type of programmed cell death involved in stopping the spread of cancer cells.

Another line of research is into whether it can assist immunotherapy. Up-to-date coverage of vanadium research--in two accessible, self-contained volumes Vanadium in the Environment brings together the contributions of leading experts on the chemical and toxicological aspects of vanadium exposure and its effects on aquatic and terrestrial environments, human health, and wildlife.

This second volume focuses on health effects and toxicology in living organisms. Vanadium is a mineral. It was named for the Norse goddess of beauty, Vanadis, because of its beautiful colors.

Vanadium supplements are used as medicine. Vanadium is used for prediabetes and. Vanadium and chromium have several features in common, from a bioinor­ ganic viewpointa First, both metals are present in only small amounts in most organisms.

Second, the biological roles of each remain largely unknown Fi­ nally, each has served as a probe to characterize the sites of other metals, such as iron and Size: 1MB. This book serves as an introduction to the continuum mechanics and mathematical modeling of complex fluids in living systems.

The form and function of living systems are intimately tied to the nature of surrounding fluid environments, which commonly exhibit nonlinear and history dependent responses to forces and displacements.

Vanadium is a mineral. It was named for the Norse goddess of beauty, Vanadis, because of its beautiful colors. Vanadium supplements are used as medicine. Vanadium is used for treating diabetes, low blood sugar, high cholesterol, heart disease, tuberculosis, syphilis, a form of “tired blood” (anemia).

For zinc alone, about human proteins have the structural features to be zinc metalloproteins, meaning that about every tenth protein encoded in the human genome contains zinc.

Knowledge about interactions of metals with biological macromolecules other than proteins in vivo is scarce. An exception is magnesium, which has a role in RNA Cited by: Byrne AR, Kosta L. Vanadium in foods and in human body fluids and tissues.

Sci Total Environ Byrne AR, Kucera J. New data on levels of vanadium in man and his diet. In: Momcilovic B, ed. Trace elements in man and animals. Vol. Copenhagen, Denmark: World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Europe, to   DOI link for Metal Ions in Biological Systems.

Metal Ions in Biological Systems book. Volume Metal Ions and Their Complexes in Medication. Metal Ions in Biological Systems. anti-inflammatory, rheumatoid arthritis, psychiatric, and anti-ulcer medications, using compounds of vanadium, copper and zinc, gold, lithium, and bismuth Cited by: Oxovanadium complexes undergo wide variety of chemistry due to the electronic and steric nature of the ligands attached to it.

The biological and medicinal properties of vanadium complexes and their effects in biological systems have provided the fuel to the studies of vanadium : Jyothy Gopurathinkal Vijayan.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Vanadium  human systems. than one system. For example, the long bones appear in both the skeletal and the lymphatic systems, since in addition to providing support they also manufacture blood cells.

The ovaries appear in both the hormonal and the reproductive systems, since they produce both hormones and ova. These human body systems are merely. This is “Trace Elements in Biological Systems”, section from the book Principles of General Chemistry and the data in Table "Approximate Elemental Composition of a Typical 70 kg Human", predict a likely biological function for the element.

predict a likely biological function for vanadium. Vanadium ion is rather large and some complexes achieve coordination numbers greater than 6, as is the case in [V (CN) 7] 4−.

Oxovanadium (V) also forms 7 coordinate coordination complexes with tetradentate ligands and peroxides and these complexes are used for oxidative brominations and thioether ciation: /vəˈneɪdiəm/ ​(və-NAY-dee-əm).

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(Li et al., ). Multivalent existence of vanadium in nature and in living systems put forth the chem-ical complexity of this element. This multifaceted chemical character of vanadium in turn echoes in its biological and biochemical properties, especially in metabolism and in absorption.

Again vanadate after. The organization and integration of biological systems has long been of interest to scientists. Systems biology as a formal, organized field of study, however, emerged from the genomics revolution, which was catalyzed by the Human Genome Project (HGP; –) and the availability to biologists of the DNA sequences of the genomes of humans and many other organisms.

Biological Inorganic Chemistry: A New Introduction to Molecular Structure and Function, Third Edition, provides a comprehensive discussion of the biochemical aspects of metals in living systems.

The fascinating world of the role of metals in biology, medicine and the environment has progressed significantly since the very successful Second. Metal Ions in Biological Systems Volume Metal Ions and Their Complexes in Medication and anti-ulcer medications, using compounds of vanadium, copper and zinc, gold, lithium, and bismuth, respectively.

This text explores these applications in addition to an assessment of chelation therapy, uses in environmental sciences, and the human. Vanadium is a necessary part of the diet of rats and chicks, but only is very small amounts.

Deficiencies cause reduced growth and impair reproduction. Levels in humans. The abundances of the elements in humans. Human abundance by weight: 30 ppb by weight; Human abundance by atoms: 4 atoms relative to C = ; How much vanadium is in your body?. Purchase Trace Element Analysis in Biological Specimens, Volume 15 - 1st Edition.

Print Book & E-Book. ISBNGroup 5 (by IUPAC style) is a group of elements in the periodic 5 contains vanadium (V), niobium (Nb), tantalum (Ta) and dubnium (Db).

This group lies in the d-block of the periodic table. The group itself has not acquired a trivial name; it belongs to the broader grouping of the transition metals. The lighter three Group 5 elements occur naturally and share similar properties.Vanadium is a compound that occurs in nature as a white-to-gray metal, and is often found as crystals.

Pure vanadium has no smell. It usually combines with other elements such as oxygen, sodium, sulfur, or chloride. Vanadium and vanadium compounds can be found in the earth's crust and in rocks, some iron ores, and crude petroleum deposits.

Vanadium is mostly combined with other metals to make.