Metallomics Issue 3 now online!

Metallomics Issue 3 is now available online!

We have a new colourful cover for you to discover all about and an interesting Tutorial Review for you to enjoy. There is also a new HOT article on release of zinc from the olfactory bulb with potential influence on the olfactory process. Take a look at Issue 3 NOW!

Our outside front cover showcases work from Jürgen Gailer and colleagues from the University of Calgary, Canada. The researchers investigated the effect of N-acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC) on the metabolism of cis-platin in human plasma and discovered that  NAC does not ameliorate cis-platin toxicity as well as sodium thiosulfate. To do this, they employed size exclusion chromatography coupled on-line to an inductively coupled plasma atomic emission
spectrometer and visualized NAC effects on the metabolism of CP in human plasma obtained from healthy volunteers.

N-Acetyl-L-cysteine modulates the metabolism of cis-platin in human plasma in vitro
Melani Sooriyaarachchi ,  Aru Narendran and Jürgen Gailer
Metallomics, 2013, 5, 197-207
DOI: 10.1039/C3MT00012E

Schematic peptide self-aggregation

Take a look at this Tutorial Review by Peter Faller and his group from the University of Toulouse. The team carefully explores the mechanisms of peptide self-aggregation and formation of amyloids with particular focus on the role of metals in these processes.  

The role of metal ions in amyloid formation: general principles from model peptides
Bruno Alies ,  Christelle Hureau and Peter Faller
Metallomics, 2013, 5, 183-192
DOI: 10.1039/C3MT20219D

Finally, here is our selected HOT article for you to read:

Zinc released from olfactory bulb glomeruli by patterned electrical stimulation of the olfactory nerve
Laura J. Blakemore ,  Elisa Tomat ,  Stephen J. Lippard and Paul Q. Trombley
Metallomics, 2013, 5, 208-213
DOI: 10.1039/C3MT20158A

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