Lithium

Lithium

The lightest alkali metal, although it has the largest hydrated cation. Important as an antidepressant and is thought to act by inhibiting the regeneration of inositol from IP3 and thus reducing the efficiency of the phosphatidyl inositol signalling pathways.


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