The ways in which certain inorganic elements are used in essential roles within biological systems generally are described. The two roles stressed are (1) electrolytic charge movements and (2) electronic charge movement. The value of helical proteins inside and outside membranes as mechanical coupling devices is analysed.
Research Article| December 01 1988
Some examples of the functions of metal ions in biology
Biosci Rep (1988) 8 (6): 653–668.
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R. J. P. Williams; Some examples of the functions of metal ions in biology. Biosci Rep 1 December 1988; 8 (6): 653–668. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01117344
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