Bioelements; the Chemical Elements of Living Matter


Among the 87 known elements less than one-half (namely 34) have been found to enter into living matter. Of these only 17 seem to be essential to life, and of these 17 not more than 4 elements form from 97 to 99 per cent of the living organism. In order to illustrate the importance of the different elements Fig. 1 and Tables I and II have been prepared… (More)


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