Dictionary » C » Calcium

Calcium

Calcium

(Science: element) An element taken in through the diet that is essential for a variety of bodily functions, such as neurotransmission, muscle contraction and proper heart function. Imbalances of calcium can lead to many health problems and excess calcium in nerve cells can cause their death. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals.A substance essential to the diet of animals and plants and is present in and is an important constituent of bones, teeth and shells.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Citing articles and copyright

... the title of the article or some of my words and the link with the website name. One example: http://www.nutrientsreview.com/minerals/calcium-ca.html I do not use the academic style (abstract, methods, conclusions..) in the article, so I decided to not use the official citing style ...

See entire post
by boron
Sat Aug 09, 2014 5:40 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Citing articles and copyright
Replies: 2
Views: 704

Re:

... by high levels of glucose, which quickly is not the case anymore as soon as physical activity starts, right? And it is also activated by calcium (through the phosphorylase kinase) due to muscle contraction. Or am I mixing everything up?

See entire post
by Aymeric
Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:46 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: When does gluconeogenesis kick in during physical activity?
Replies: 12
Views: 6274

Small Mammal's Lower Jaw? Very unique- trying to identify

... had grown around back through the jawbone twice! yes, amazing, the poor thing must of been in agony as when the skull was processed it had huge calcium deposits around where the tusk had gone back through the bone, I had never seen anything like it, a real oddity. Anyway will watch this thread ...

See entire post
by vk4vfx
Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:39 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Small Mammal's Lower Jaw? Very unique- trying to identify
Replies: 5
Views: 3647

Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)

... far here is the list of what will go into my home made nutrients. I checked and all of them are usable by plants. Potassium Nitrate Boron Nitrite Calcium Phosphate Magnesium Powder Ammonium Phosphate Magnesium Phosphate Zinc Oxide Iron Chelate and Copper Chelate I also found a source for bulk ...

See entire post
by Sophiahotep
Thu Nov 14, 2013 9:29 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)
Replies: 2
Views: 3559

List of enterohepatically cycled nutrients?

... 9% Cholesterol 7% Proteins 5% OTHER ?% copper ?% chromium ?% iron ?% zinc ?% manganese ?% molybdenum ?% lithium ?% cobalt ?% nickel ?% boron ?% calcium ?% vitamin b12 ?% folate ?% vitamin d ?% mercury ?% lead ?% cadmium 3% Bilirubin 3% Phospholipids

See entire post
by lourat
Sat Nov 09, 2013 6:18 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: List of enterohepatically cycled nutrients?
Replies: 0
Views: 1163
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 10,300 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link