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Mg/Ca advice

Post by cspacy » Sat May 03, 2008 2:44 am

Having trouble anwsering this question thoroughly: Describe the relationship between magnesium and calcium in body cells? Any input would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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Post by MrMistery » Sun May 04, 2008 5:44 pm

a relationship between magnesium and calcium? Kind of a strange question. Generally calcium is used by cells as a second messenger, with an informational role. Magnesium, on the other hand, is generally used as a cofactor for some enzymes.
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Post by mith » Mon May 05, 2008 3:50 pm

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Post by MrMistery » Tue May 06, 2008 2:19 pm

yet again i am thinking to cellularly.
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