The Nutritional Biochemistry of Chromium(III) - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444530714, 9780080475394

The Nutritional Biochemistry of Chromium(III)

1st Edition

Editors: John Vincent
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444530714
eBook ISBN: 9780080475394
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 21st March 2007
Page Count: 292
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Chapter 1. Introduction: A History of Chromium Studies (1955-1995)(J.B. Vincent, D. Stallings).

Part I. Chromium as a Nutrient and Nutritional Supplement Chapter 2. Basis for Dietary Recommendations for Chromium (B.J. Stoecker).
Chapter 3. Multiple Hypotheses for Chromium(III) Biochemistry: Why the Essentiality of Chromium(III) Is Still Questioned (D.M. Stearns).
Chapter 4. Effects of Chromium(III) as a Nutritional Supplement (H.C. Lukaski).
Chapter 5. Use of Chromium as an Animal Feed Supplement (M.D. Lindemann).

Part II. Biochemical Role(s) for Chromium(III) Chapter 6. The Transport of Chromium(III) in the Body: Implications for Function (Weiyue Feng).
Chapter 7. Potential and Purported Roles for Chromium in Insulin Signaling: The Search for the Holy Grail (J.B. Vincent, R. Bennett).

Part III. Chromium(III) as a Therapeutic Agent Chapter 8. Clinical Effect of Chromium Supplements on Human Health (W.T. Cefalu).
Chapter 9. Benefits of Chromium(III) Complexes in Animal and Human Health (S. Zafra et al.).

Part IV. Toxicological Effects of Chromium(III) Chapter 10. Evaluation of Cr(III) Genotoxicity with cell Culture and In Vitro Assays (D.M. Stearns).
Chapter 11. Redox Chemistry and Biological Activities of Chromium(III) Complexes (A. Levina et al.).
Chapter 12. Overview of Cr(III) Toxicity (Qingdong Ke, M. Costa).
Chapter 13. Summary: the Clinical and Nutritional Importance of Chromium – Still Debated After 50 Years of Research (F.H. Nielsen).

Key Features

  • Point-counterpoint format, providing both sides of major issues
  • Complete coverage of current issues, including nutrition, health, biochemical role and toxicology
  • Authors are recognised experts and leaders in this field

Readership

For bioinorganic chemists, human nutritionists and animal nutritionists

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction: A History of Chromium Studies (1955-1995)(J.B. Vincent, D. Stallings).

Part I. Chromium as a Nutrient and Nutritional Supplement Chapter 2. Basis for Dietary Recommendations for Chromium (B.J. Stoecker).
Chapter 3. Multiple Hypotheses for Chromium(III) Biochemistry: Why the Essentiality of Chromium(III) Is Still Questioned (D.M. Stearns).
Chapter 4. Effects of Chromium(III) as a Nutritional Supplement (H.C. Lukaski).
Chapter 5. Use of Chromium as an Animal Feed Supplement (M.D. Lindemann).

Part II. Biochemical Role(s) for Chromium(III) Chapter 6. The Transport of Chromium(III) in the Body: Implications for Function (Weiyue Feng).
Chapter 7. Potential and Purported Roles for Chromium in Insulin Signaling: The Search for the Holy Grail (J.B. Vincent, R. Bennett).

Part III. Chromium(III) as a Therapeutic Agent Chapter 8. Clinical Effect of Chromium Supplements on Human Health (W.T. Cefalu).
Chapter 9. Benefits of Chromium(III) Complexes in Animal and Human Health (S. Zafra et al.).

Part IV. Toxicological Effects of Chromium(III) Chapter 10. Evaluation of Cr(III) Genotoxicity with cell Culture and In Vitro Assays (D.M. Stearns).
Chapter 11. Redox Chemistry and Biological Activities of Chromium(III) Complexes (A. Levina et al.).
Chapter 12. Overview of Cr(III) Toxicity (Qingdong Ke, M. Costa).
Chapter 13. Summary: the Clinical and Nutritional Importance of Chromium – Still Debated After 50 Years of Research (F.H. Nielsen).

Details

No. of pages:
292
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080475394
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444530714

About the Editor

John Vincent

Affiliations and Expertise

Dept. of Chemistry, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA