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BIOCHEMISTRY
STUDY OF THE MOLECULES THAT COMPOSE LIVING ORGANISMS
CHEMICAL ELEMENT
SIMPLIEST FORM OF MATTER TO HAVE UNIQUE CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
ATOMIC NUMBER
NUMBER OF PROTONS IN ITS NUCLEUS
6 ELEMENTS THAT HAVE GREATEST IMPORTANCE EXAMPLE 98.5% BODY WEIGHT
CALCIUM
CARBON
HYDROGEN
NITROGEN
OXYGEN
PHOSPHORUS
6 ELEMENTS THAT HAVE A LESSER IMPORTANCE EXAMPLE .8% BODY WEIGHT
CHLORINE
IRON
MAGNESIUM
POTASSIUM
SODIUM
SULFER
6 ELEMENTS THAT HAVE LEAST IMPORTANCE EXAMPLE .7% BODY WEIGHT AND ARE KNOWN AS TRACE ELEMENTS
CHROMIUM
COBALT
COPPER
IODINE
FLOURINE
MANGANESE
MINERALS
INORGANIC ELEMENTS THAT ARE EXTRACTED FROM THE SOIL BY PLANTS AND PASSED UP THE FOOD CHAIN TO HUMANS/ORGANISMS
MINERALS ARE-------AMOUNT OF BODY WEIGHT
4%
IODINE
COMPONENT OF THYROID HORMONE
IODINE
COMPONENT OF THE THYROID HORMONE
IRON
COMPONENT OF HEMOGLOBIN
MINERAL SALTS
ELECTROLYTES NEEDED FOR NERVE AND MUSCLE FUNCTION
NUCLEUS
CENTER OF AN ATOM
ATOMIC MASS OF AN ELEMENT
IS EQUAL TO ITS TOTAL NUMBER OF PROTONS AND NUETRONS
ELECTRON SHELLS
ENERGY LEVELS