Inorganic Ions CH1

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Inorganic Ions

Living organisms require many inorganic ions to survive. Inorganic ions can also be known as electrolytes or minerals and are important in cellular processes such as muscle contraction, nervous coordination and maintaining osmotic pressure within cells and blood. There are two groups: Macronutrients, needed in small concentrations and micronutrients needed in minute amounts e.g. copper and zinc.

Magnesium (Mg2+) is an important constituent of chlorophyll and is essential


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