Magnesium: It's Biologic Significance, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover


It's Biologic Significance, 1st Edition

By Jerry K. Aikawa

CRC Press

150 pages

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First Published in 1981, this book offers a full, comprehensive guide into the aspects of magnesium and its effect on our bodies, ecosystem, and much more. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes and references this book is a useful reference for Dieticians, Physicians, and Students in their respective fields.

Table of Contents

1. Prologue. 2. Evolution. 3. Some Fundamental Properties of Magnesium. 4. Photosynthesis. 5. The Role of Magnesium in Cellular Processes. 6. The Role of Magnesium in Some Fundamental Physiological Processes. 7. Magnesium in Geochemistry. 8. Physiology of Magnesium in Man. 9. Magnesium Deficiency in Man. 10. The Relationship of Magnesium to Human Diseases. 11. Magnesium Excess. 12. The Interaction of Magnesium with Other Cations. 13. Magnesium and the Central Nervous System. 14. The Relationship of Magnesium in Nephrolithiasis. 15. Magnesium Deficiency in Ruminants. 16. Magnesium Deficiency in Experimental Animals. 17. Epilogue. Appendix 1. The Measurement of Magnesium in Biologic Materials. Appendix 2. Other Recent Leads Concerning the Role of Magnesium in Biologic Processes. Index

About the Author

Jerry K. Aikawa

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biochemistry