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Role of Metals in Living Systems

  1. Feb 16, 2004 #1
    Hey, can anyone direct me to information on the role of the following metals in living systems? If you can, please state specific effects and reccomendations of importance(in the body).
    Zn, Mg, Fe
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  3. Feb 17, 2004 #2
    Homework question?

    I'll get you started. Zinc fingers. Chlorophyll. Hemoglobin.
  4. Feb 17, 2004 #3
    Yep its homework. Every Wednesday my class does a chemistry lab abd are required to write up a 'school based assesment' for the following week, so most likely i may be posting here weekly. I've got all the info needed, however, thx for the help.
  5. Feb 20, 2004 #4
    Iron is need to transport O2 in the blood.

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