Because of their favorable material properties and ease of fabrication, as well as their promising electrical, magnetic, optical, biological, and catalytic properties, transition metal-containing polymers have found a tremendous range of applications in the world around us. Written by the field's leading researchers, this book will provide a comprehensive review of the synthesis, properties, and applications of transition metal-containing polymers, offering both a historical background and the most recent developments in the area. This is a detailed, up-to-date review of transition metal-containing polymers, promising advances in the electrical, optical, magnetic, biological, and catalytic properties that metal-containing polymers possess have led to notable expansion in the field of transition metal-containing polymers. "Frontiers in Transition Metal-Containing Polymers" provides a comprehensive, up-to-date review of the synthesis, properties, and applications of transition metal-containing polymers, including an overview of the historical development of these types of polymers. Written by the leading researchers in the field, this thorough volume covers the routes to organometallic and coordination polymers, as well as characterization and applications of transition metal-containing monomers and polymers. Other topics discussed include: Metallo-supramolecular coordination polymers based on nitrogen ligands; Coordination polymers based on phosphorus ligands; Polypeptide-based metallobiopolymers and DNA-based metallopolymers; Metallodendrimers; Self-assembly of metal-containing block copolymers; and Applications including drug delivery, optics, molecular devices, sensors, conductive materials, and more.