dietary mineral

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dietary mineral

Minerals required for optimal functioning of the body; dietary requirements for minerals range from molar to trace amounts/day; some–eg, nickel, tin, and vanadium, may be required by some plants or animals, but are not known to have a role in humans
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Evaluating the entire macro-element data of this study showed that K in banana-leaves had higher concentrations than other elements, which therefore provides very strong evidence that banana-leaves generally have relatively high K concentrations.
The macro-element method is based on simple elements.
The number of columns in V depends on q--the reduction order and [N.sub.P]--the number of variables at the macro-element interface, and it is equal to:
The remaining elements analyzed in this study include the macro-element sulfur, four major ions that are essential in the function of cells (K, Na, Ca, and Mg), and four trace metals that provide catalytic function (Zn, Fe, Mn, Cu).
Macro-element (Na, K, Cl, Ca, P, and Mg) units, mmol/kg; microelement (Co, Mo, and Cu) units, mg/kg, and Mn units as mmole/kg.
The lack of general discovery and proof procedures in LIS is paralleled by its inability to formulate general claims about the correlations between any particular textual feature and any specific macro-element or pattern, for example, rhyme and reason.
Letter of Announcement: Microwave plasma atomic emission spectrometer (MP AES) will be used to track and macro-element in soil, plants and water.
In this paper we propose coarsening at macro-element ports by replacing large FEM basis with a much smaller one consisting of a few low-order modes.
automatic dual-beam atomic absorption spectrometer with an electrothermal and flame atomizer for the determination of toxic elements, micro- and macro-elements 1 pc.
Mineral Elements: Fruit macro-elements (K, Ca, Na and Mg) and micro-elements (Fe, Cu and Zn) were analyzed by atomic absorption spectrophotometry as described by (Hanlon, 1998).
Eighteen elements including essential macro-elements, essential trace elements and non-essential toxic elements were quantitatively analyzed in sugar press mud by ICP-OES following protocols of AOAC from five randomly selected sugar mills situated in South Punjab, Pakistan.
The tests could be fertility tests where macro-elements such nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium (NPK), calcium and magnesium and also micro-elements like manganese, copper, zinc and iron are examined.