Mark L Witten et al.
Chemico-biological interactions, 196(3), 87-88 (2011-12-21)
There is emerging evidence that tungsten has toxic health effects. We summarize the recent tungsten toxicity research in this short review. Tungsten is widely used in many commercial and military applications because it has the second highest melting temperature of...
P Thongkumkoon et al.
Toxicology letters, 226(1), 90-97 (2014-02-08)
The toxicity of nanomaterials has been well known, but mechanisms involved have been little known. This study was aimed at looking at direct interaction between nanomaterials and naked DNA for some fundamental understanding. Two different types of nanomaterials, carbon nanotubes...
Synthetic analogues and reaction systems relevant to the molybdenum and tungsten oxotransferases.
John H Enemark et al.
Chemical reviews, 104(2), 1175-1200 (2004-02-12)
Elias Papaconstantinou et al.
Frontiers in bioscience : a journal and virtual library, 8, s813-s825 (2003-09-06)
Polyoxometalates (POM) have a rich and promising photochemical behavior. Upon illumination at the O M CT band (i.e., in UV and near-visible area) become powerful oxidizing reagents able to oxidize various organic compounds. In the process POM undergo stepwise reduction...
Jan R Andreesen et al.
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1125, 215-229 (2007-12-22)
The history and changing function of tungsten as the heaviest element in biological systems is given. It starts from an inhibitory element/anion, especially for the iron molybdenum-cofactor (FeMoCo)-containing enzyme nitrogenase involved in dinitrogen fixation, as well as for the many...