The importance of mineral elements for humans , domestic animals and plants : A review

@inproceedings{Soetan2010TheIO,
  title={The importance of mineral elements for humans , domestic animals and plants : A review},
  author={Kehinde O. Soetan and Charles O. Olaiya and Oyediran Emmanuel Oyewole},
  year={2010}
}
Minerals are inorganic nutrients, usually required in small amounts from less than 1 to 2500 mg per day, depending on the mineral. As with vitamins and other essential food nutrients, mineral requirements vary with animal species. For example, humans and other vertebrates need large amounts of calcium for construction and maintenance of bone and normal function of nerves and muscles. Phosphorus is an important constituent of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and nucleic acid and is also essential… CONTINUE READING
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