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Manganese, Mn, Mangnes, Magnet

Manganese is an essential trace element for humans and is required for normal amino acid, lipid, protein, and carbohydrate metabolism. It is present in virtually
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Magnesium, Mg, Mg2+, Magnesia

Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral and the second most abundant intracellular divalent cation and has been recognized as a cofactor for metabolic reactions...
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Lithium, Li

Lithium is a drug widely used to treat bipolar disorder. It has been shown to inhibit the total activity of phosphoglucomutase from rat brains. The...
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Iron, Fe, Fe2+, Fe3+, Ferrum - ..... Deficiency, Overdose

<< Back Iron deficiency Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional disorder in the developed world. Iron deficiency and anaemia caused by iron deficiency is still common...
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Iron, Fe, Fe2+, Fe3+, Ferrum

Iron has several vital functions in the body. It serves as a carrier of oxygen to the tissues from the lungs by red blood cell...
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Iodine, I, I2, Iodum

Iodine is a trace element that is essential for the synthesis of thyroid hormones in vertebrates, although iodoproteins are are present in invertebrates. Some regions...
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Fluoride, Fluorine, F, F-, Fluo

Fluorine is widely but unevenly distributed in nature. Although fluoride is not considered an essential nutrient it has a very important role in bone and...
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Copper, Cu, Cu+, Cu2+, Cyprium

Copper is considered as one of the essential trace element in the human body, animals and many plants. In the adult human body has between...
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Cobalt, Co, Cobaltum

Cobalt is widely spread in nature and constitutes about 0.001% of the earth's crust. Although it is an important trace element, in large quantities causes...
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Chromium, Chrome, Cr, Cr3+, Cr6+

Chromium, one of the most common elements in the earth’s crust and seawater, exists in our environment in several oxidation states, principally as metallic (Cr0),...
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