essential element

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essential element

n
(Biochemistry) biochem any chemical element required by an organism for healthy growth. It may be required in large amounts (macronutrient) or in very small amounts (trace element). See also macronutrient, trace element
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Iodine, trace mineral element, present in minute fraction in human body is radiologically indispensable element.
They also determined amino acid composition and mineral element composition, using inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry.
Based on these results, calculations to ensure unit adequacy were performed namely for each mineral element accumulated, according to Malavolta et al.
Interrelations among protein, lysine, oil, certain mineral element concentrations, and physical kernel characteristics in two maize populations.
We investigated the mineral element contents in the different growth stages and the chlorophyll content, gas exchange parameters and soluble carbohydrate content in the initial bloom stage.
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By matching the residues of each and every mineral element found in the virgin as well as in its demineralized form coal, it was observed that demineralization induced to remove the trace mineral elements, reduced in weight % and in ppm of almost each inorganic element.
The elemental composition of body tissue fluids commonly reflects the dietary level of ruminants to a certain extent, depending on the animal tissue fluid and the mineral element in question.
Which mineral element contained in sand is the main ingredient of glass?
Table 5 shows the result for the evaluation of the mineral element constituents of both seeds.
Richer and fattier fish--regardless of the type of culinary style in which they are prepared--will frequently demand a mineral element in a wine, Dingier says.
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