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Source: MeSH 2021 deskriptory
Main Heading
vápník
English Heading
Calcium
See
faktor IV
ion vápníku Ca2+
kalcium
See
Calcium-40 [T000921365]
Factor IV [T006023]
Coagulation Factor IV [T006024]
Blood Coagulation Factor IV [T006025]
Pharmacological Actions
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Scope Note
A basic element found in nearly all 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.
CAS Registry Number
CAS Name: Calcium
CAS Registry Number: SY7Q814VUP
Annotation
/ antag permitted but consider also CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKERS; / blood: note HYPOCALCEMIA and HYPERCALCEMIA are available; / defic: consider also HYPOCALCEMIA & note that CALCIUM, DIETARY is also available; CALCIUM CHANNELS and CALCIUM SIGNALING are also available; metabolic disorders = CALCIUM METABOLISM DISORDERS
History note
/metabolism was CALCIUM METABOLISM 1965
Public Note
/metabolism was CALCIUM METABOLISM 1965
Record number
D002118
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