Inorganic Ions: Cations

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  • Created on: 01-09-16 13:33
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  • Cations
    • Calcium Ca2+
      • Release of insulin from pancreas
      • Bone formation
      • Regulates  cell wall permeability
    • Sodium Na+
      • Regulating fluid balance
      • Generating nerve impulses
      • Muscle contraction
    • Potassium K+
      • Generates healthy leaves, flowers in plants
      • Assists active transport across cell membrane
      • Controls water levels in body fluid
    • Hydrogen H+
      • Regulation of blood pH
      • Transport of O2 and CO2 in blood
      • Respiration and photosynthesis
    • Ammonium NH4+
      • Essential component of nucleic acids
      • Component of nitrogen cycle
      • Maintenance of pH in human body


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