Inorganic ions

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There are two groups of inorganic ions. What group is where it is needed in minute amounts and examples are copper and zinc?
Micronutrients
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There are two groups of inorganic ions. What group is where it is needed in small amounts?
Macronutrients
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Magnesium
Constitutent of chlorophyll therefore magnesium is important in photosynthesis.
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Iron
Constituent of haemoglobin which is important in the carriage of oxygen by red blood cells.
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Phosphate ions
Used for making nucleotides including ATP. Constitutent of phospholipids in the plasma membrane.
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Calcium (together with phosphate)
Important in structural components of bones and teeth.
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