Structure of Amavadin, the Vanadium Compound of Amanita Muscaria and Selective Binding of Vanadium

  • Ernst Bayer
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Vanadium has always been considered as an essential trace element of living organism. However the bilogical funtions of vanadium remained obscure, and even in 1980 Macara (ref. 1) regarded vanadium as “an element in search of a role”.


Electron Spin Resonance Crown Gall Vanadium Compound Iminodiacetic Acid Vanadium Complex 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ernst Bayer
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  1. 1.Institut für Organische chemieUniversität TübingenTübingenGermany

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