Inorganic ions

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INORGANIC IONS has an...
electric charge
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What is an ion with a positive charge called?
cation
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What is an ion with a negative charge?
anion
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An inorganic ion is one which...
doesn't contain carbon (although there are a few exceptions to this rule.)
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what is the chemical symbol of a calcium ion? and what type of ion is it?
Ca2+, Cation
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what examples of the roles in the biological processes would you give for a calcium on?
Involved in the transmission of nerve impulses and the release of insulin form the pancreas. Acts as a cofactor for may enzymes e.g. involved in blood clotting. It is also important for bone formation.
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