Heavy Metal Transporters

Written by admin on October 8, 2015
Many transition metals are essential for all forms of life – for example as cofactors in enzymes or in stabilising transcription factors. Examples include Zn, Fe, Cu, Mn and Co, However, when present at high concentrations these metals become toxic. Some other metals (Cd, Hg, Pb) have no known biological function and are highly toxic. […] read more

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