Chemical disposition of boron in animals and humans.

  • R F Moseman
  • Published 1994 in Environmental health perspectives


Elemental boron was isolated in 1808. It typically occurs in nature as borates hydrated with varying amounts of water. Important compounds are boric acid and borax. Boron compounds are also used in the production of metals, enamels, and glasses. In trace amounts, boron is essential for the growth of many plants, and is found in animal and human tissues at… (More)


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