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Descriptor in English: Magnesium
Descriptor in Spanish: Magnesio
Descriptor in Portuguese: Magnésio
Descriptor in French: Magnésium
Tree number(s): D01.268.552.437
D01.268.557.500
D01.552.547.500
SP4.097.063.919
Scope note: A metallic element that has the atomic symbol Mg, atomic number 12, and atomic weight 24.31. It is important for the activity of many enzymes, especially those involved in OXIDATIVE PHOSPHORYLATION.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
DeCS UI: 8448
Descriptor UI: D008274
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Magnesium - Preferred
Concept UI M0012884
Scope note A metallic element that has the atomic symbol Mg, atomic number 12, and atomic weight 24.31. It is important for the activity of many enzymes, especially those involved in OXIDATIVE PHOSPHORYLATION.
Preferred term Magnesium



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