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Calcium MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Calcium
Tree Number(s)
D01.268.552.100
D01.552.539.288
D23.119.100
Unique ID
D002118
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002118
Annotation
/ antag permitted but consider also CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKERS; / blood: note HYPOCALCEMIA and HYPERCALCEMIA are available; / defic: consider also HYPOCALCEMIA & note that CALCIUM, DIETARY is also available; CALCIUM CHANNELS and CALCIUM SIGNALING are also available; metabolic disorders = CALCIUM METABOLISM DISORDERS
Scope Note
A basic element found in nearly all tissues. It is a member of the alkaline earth family of metals with the atomic symbol Ca, atomic number 20, and atomic weight 40. Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and combines with phosphorus to form calcium phosphate in the bones and teeth. It is essential for the normal functioning of nerves and muscles and plays a role in blood coagulation (as factor IV) and in many enzymatic processes.
Entry Term(s)
Blood Coagulation Factor IV
Calcium-40
Coagulation Factor IV
Factor IV
Pharm Action
Calcium-Regulating Hormones and Agents
Registry Number
SY7Q814VUP
Related Numbers
7440-70-2
CAS Type 1 Name
Calcium
See Also
Calcium Isotopes
Calcium Radioisotopes
Hypercalcemia
Hypocalcemia
Public MeSH Note
/metabolism was CALCIUM METABOLISM 1965
History Note
/metabolism was CALCIUM METABOLISM 1965
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/13
Calcium Preferred
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