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Magnesium
MeSH HeadingMagnesium
Tree NumberD01.268.552.437
Tree NumberD01.268.557.500
Tree NumberD01.552.547.500
AnnotationMg-24; Mg-25, 26 = MAGNESIUM (IM) + ISOTOPES (NIM); Mg-20, 21, 23, 27, 28 = MAGNESIUM (IM) + RADIOISOTOPES (IM)
Scope NoteA metallic element that has the atomic symbol Mg, atomic number 12, and atomic weight 24.31. It is important for the activity of many enzymes, especially those involved in OXIDATIVE PHOSPHORYLATION.
Allowable QualifiersAD AE AG AN BL CF CH CL CT DU EC HI IM IP ME PD PH PK PO RE SD ST TO TU UR
CAS Type 1 NameMagnesium
Registry Number7439-95-4
Entry Combinationdeficiency:Magnesium Deficiency
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD008274


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Inorganic Chemicals [D01]
   Elements [D01.268]
      Metals, Alkaline Earth [D01.268.552]
Barium [D01.268.552.050]
Beryllium [D01.268.552.075]
Calcium [D01.268.552.100]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeMagnesium [D01.268.552.437]
Radium [D01.268.552.775]
Strontium [D01.268.552.850]

 
Inorganic Chemicals [D01]
   Elements [D01.268]
      Metals, Light [D01.268.557]
Aluminum [D01.268.557.050]
Beryllium [D01.268.557.080]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeMagnesium [D01.268.557.500]
Titanium [D01.268.557.800]

 
Inorganic Chemicals [D01]
   Metals [D01.552]
      Metals, Light [D01.552.547]
Aluminum [D01.552.547.050]
Beryllium [D01.552.547.080]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeMagnesium [D01.552.547.500]
Titanium [D01.552.547.800]

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