Biochemistry

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Bryan.Gennett
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Biochemistry
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2012-11-14 20:31:59
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  1. What is copper important for? and What are thge deficiencies?
    • Oxidative Metabolism, collagen synthesis.
    • muscle weakness, neurological deficits.
  2. What is Iodine used for and what is the deficiencies?
    • Thyroid hormone
    • hypothyroidism
  3. What is iron used for and what are the deficiencies?
    • essential components of hemoglobin
    • anemia
  4. What is selenium used for and what are the deficiencies?
    • glutathione peroxidase
    • cardiomyopathy
  5. What is potassium used for and what are the deficiencies?
    • Co-regulates ATP
    • Hypokalemia
  6. What is Chloride used for and what are the deficiencies?
    • Production of HC in stomach
    • Cellular pump function
  7. What is the function of Calcium and what are the deficiencies?
    • needed for muscle, heart and digestive, build bones
    • rickets
  8. What is phosphorus used for and what are the deficiencies?
    bones, energy processing
  9. What is Magnesium used for and what are the deficiencies?
    • processing ATP and for bones
    • Fatigue
  10. What is Zinc used for and what are the deficiencies?
    • component of oxidases
    • retarded growth and impaired healing
  11. What is sodium used for and what are the deficienicies?
    essential in co-regulating ATP and potassium

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