Molecular and biological properties of ionophores / Berton C. Pressman, George Painter, and Mohammad Fahim -- Possible functions and medical significance of the abstruse trace metals / Forrest H. Nielsen -- Metal carcinogenesis in tissue culture systems / Max Costa, Marcia K. Jones, and Orrin Lindberg -- Metal ion-nucleic acid interactions : aging and Alzheimer's disease / G.L. Eichhorn, J.J. Butzow, P. Clark, H.P. Von Hahn, G. Rao, J.M. Heim, E. Tarien, D.R. Crapper, and S.J. Karlik -- Technetium-99m radiopharmaceuticals : uses, problems, potential applications in nuclear medicine / Luigi G. Marzilli, Robert F. Dannals, and H. Donald Burns -- Synthetic and structural aspects of technetium chemistry as related to nuclear medicine / Edward Deutsch and B.L. Barnett -- Radiolabeled compounds of biomedical interest containing radioisotopes of gallium and indium / M.J. Welch and S. Moerlein -- Introduction to metal complexes and the treatment of cancers / Barnett Rosenberg -- Binding of a platinum antitumor drug to its likely biological targets / Stephen J. Lippard -- The potential of ruthenium in anticancer pharmaceuticals / Michael J. Clarke -- Correlations of physico-chemical and biological properties with in vivo biodistribution data for platinum-195m-labeled chloroammineplatinum(II) complexes / James D. Hoeschele, Thomas A. Butler, and John A. Roberts -- Structural studies of the hydrolysis products of platinum anticancer drugs, and their complexes with DNA bases / Colin James Lyne Lock -- The genetic toxicology of substitutionally inert transition metal complexes / G. Warren, S.J. Rogers, and E.H. Abbott -- The iron bleomycins / James C. Dabrowiak, Frederick T. Greenaway, Frank S. Santillo, Stanley T. Crooke, and John M. Essery -- Iron chelation in the treatment of Cooley's anemia / W. French Anderson -- High affinity iron transport in microorganisms : iron(III) coordination compounds of the siderophores agrobactin and parabactin / J.B. Neilands, T. Peterson, and S.A. Leong -- The design of chelating agents for the treatment of iron overload / Colin G. Pitt and Arthur E. Martell -- The synthesis, thermodynamic behavior, and biological properties of metal-ion-specific sequestering agents for iron and the actinides / Kenneth N. Raymond, Wesley R. Harris, Carl J. Carrano, and Frederick L. Weitl -- Chelate therapy for type b metal ion poisoning / Mark M. Jones and Mark A. Basinger -- Gold-binding to metallothioneins and possible biomedical implications / C. Frank Shaw, III -- Wilson's disease and the physiological chemistry of copper / I. Herbert Scheinberg -- Computer-predicted drugs for urolithiasis therapy / M. Rubin, R. Gohil, A.E. Martell, R.J. Motekaitis, J.C. Penhos, and P. Weiss.