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Compound Summary for: CID 5460341     Try the new version summary page


Also known as: 7440-70-2; UNII-SY7Q814VUP; HSDB 273; EINECS 231-179-5; UN1401; Calcium compounds; Kalzium; Elemental calcium
Molecular Formula: Ca   Molecular Weight: 40.078   InChIKey: OYPRJOBELJOOCE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A basic element found in nearly all organized tissues. It is a member of the alkaline earth family of metals with the atomic symbol Ca, atomic number 20, and atomic weight 40. Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and combines with phosphorus to form calcium phosphate in the bones and teeth. It is essential for the normal functioning of nerves and muscles and plays a role in blood coagulation (as factor IV) and in many enzymatic processes.   From: MeSH
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