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Copper

(Science: chemical) a trace element with the atomic symbol cu, atomic number 29, and atomic weight 63. It is essential in nutrition, being a component of various proteins, including ceruloplasmin, erythrocuprein, cytochrome c oxidase, tyrosinase, etc. Deficiency, which is rare, may result in hypochromic microcytic anaemia, neutropenia, and bone changes.

chemical name: copper


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Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)

... 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 chelated metal powder once I can afford it: Copper Iron Zinc Boron Manganese Magnesium Nematodes: $20 ...

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by Sophiahotep
Thu Nov 14, 2013 9:29 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)
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List of enterohepatically cycled nutrients?

... to know. 61% Bile salts: (29% sodium 21% chloride 8% bicarbonate 1.6% potassium) 12% Fatty acids 9% Cholesterol 7% Proteins 5% OTHER ?% copper ?% chromium ?% iron ?% zinc ?% manganese ?% molybdenum ?% lithium ?% cobalt ?% nickel ?% boron ?% calcium ?% vitamin b12 ?% folate ?% vitamin ...

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by lourat
Sat Nov 09, 2013 6:18 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: List of enterohepatically cycled nutrients?
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Re: Blood is always red, never blue.

... like the Horseshoe crab have blue blood, this is because they do not use hemoglobin to attract oxygen (iron based) but instead use hemocyanin (copper based) it must be a more efficent way of delivering oxygen to the cells as they have survived all the great extinctions

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by ablettakbar
Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:06 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Blood is always red, never blue.
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Blood is always red, never blue.

... anymore then. Blood is blue if you have haemocyanin instead of haemoglobin, but that require you to be a horseshoe crab or similar, which utilizes copper instead of iron to carry oxygen. And I do not think we are talking about marine arthropods here...

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by biohazard
Tue Oct 25, 2011 6:50 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Blood is always red, never blue.
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Theories - Origin of Life

... vanadium ions. In octopus, spiders, scorpions, crabs, respiratory pigment of the blood is hemocyanin, in which iron is present instead of copper (Cu2 +). Combines with oxygen of air is blue hemocyanin, and by giving oxygen to tissues - a few discolored. As a result, the arteries flowing ...

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by LeoPol
Mon Oct 10, 2011 8:30 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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