By Edward Harris
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3. PREDICTING PROPERTIES BASED ON CHEMICAL STRUCTURE SIMILARITY Sharing electronic configuration has its drawbacks as well as advantages. Metal ions are known to compete with other metal ions for binding sites on proteins and entry portals in cell membranes. The strength of the competition is weighed by the structural similarity between the competing ions. 2. Structural Similarity Based on Valence, Coordination Number and 3d Orbital Geometry. Metal Ion Orbital Copper Zinc Cadmium Mercury Copper Silver Iron Cu+ d10 Zn2+ Cd2+ Hg2+ Cu2+ Ag2+ Fe2+ d10 d10 d10 d9 d9 d5 Configuration (dsp3) tetrahedral tetrahedral (dsp3) tetrahedral (dsp3) linear (dsp) sq.
Up to a third of the amino acids in metallothionine are cysteine. Transferrin in plasma binds and transports iron. Each transferrin molecule can hold two iron atoms for transit and delivery to tissues. Albumin in the plasma also binds and transports metals, mainly zinc and copper. Thus, metalloproteins have a varied but highly important role in maintaining cells in a healthy state and keeping physiological systems functional. 4. BIOMINERALIZATION The combination of calcium with phosphorus (phosphate) and calcium with carbon (carbonate) are two examples of minerals being deposited en masse for the purpose of forming major crystalline structures.
The macrominerals Na, K, Mg, and Ca, are in the first and second columns. The basic elements carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen are in the second row and have the quantum number n = 2 while for sodium and magnesium in the third row n = 3. Most of the microminerals dominate the fourth row and are designated 3d transition metals. Those minerals grouped by principle quantum number are likely to have similar electronic configurations, which permits one to predict similarities and differences in chemical properties.