Metallomics

Metallomics publishes original research and topical reviews which provide insight into the role of metals, metalloids and trace elements in the biosciences with an emphasis on a global approach.

Publisher
Royal Society of Chemistry
Website
http://pubs.rsc.org/en/journals/journalissues/mt#!recentarticles&all
Impact factor
4.099 (2013)

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Oncology & Cancer

Study paves way for new approach to cancer diagnostics

Radiotherapy is an important form of treatment for cancer patients but, currently, treatment is largely "one size fits all." However, a new study points to the potential for treatment to become more tailored to the tumour.

Immunology

Neutrophils starve fungal invaders

The most frequent immune cells in the human blood, so-called neutrophils, efficiently kill invading microorganisms and slowly starve microbes to death by removing crucial trace elements. This is shown by researchers from ...

Health

Women's fertility linked to detox element in diet

University of Adelaide research has for the first time shown how much of a critical role the natural antioxidant selenium plays at the earliest stages of a woman's fertility.