Neurodegenerative Diseases and Metal Ions

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Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data

Neurodegenerative diseases and metal ions / edited by Astrid Sigel, Helmut Sigel, and Roland K. O. Sigel. p. ; cm. — (Metal ions in life sciences; v. 1) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN-13: 978-0-470-01488-2 (cloth: alk. paper) ISBN-10: 0-470-01488-1 (cloth: alk. paper)

1. Nervous system—Degeneration. 2. Nervous system—Diseases. 3. Metal ions—Health aspects. I. Sigel, Astrid. II. Sigel, Helmut. III. Sigel, Roland K. O. IV. Series.

[DNLM: 1. Neurodegenerative Diseases—chemistry of. 2. Metals—adverse effects. 3. Metals— metabolism. 4. Prion Diseases—chemistry of. 5. Protein Folding. 6. Alzheimer's Disease. 7. Parkinson's Disease. 8. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease. WL 359 N49438 2006] RC365.N454 2006 616.8—dc22

2005032056

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ISBN-13 978-0-470-01488-2 (HB) ISBN-10 0-470-01488-1 (HB)

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The figure on the dustcover is part of Figure 6 of Chapter 3 by Henryk Kozlowski, Marek Luczkowski, Daniela Valensin, and Gianni Valensin

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