Trace mineralEssential mineralOther Metabolites Mapped to 'Trace element'HMDB0000464 (Calcium) HMDB0000547 (Magnesium) HMDB0000586 (Potassium) HMDB0000588 (Sodium) HMDB0000598 (Sulfide) HMDB0000599 (Chromium) HMDB0000608 (Cobalt) HMDB0000657 (Copper) HMDB0000662 (Fluoride) HMDB0000675 (Iodine)
- HMDB0000588 (Sodium)
- Trace element
- A chemical element that occurs in very small amounts in organisms and is essential for many physiological and biochemical processes.В .
- Parent Term
- Biological role
- Parent Definition
- The biological function of a chemical. the biological role answers the question how a chemical is involved in molecular processes in an organism. this can include biochemical effects of non-endogenous chemicals, which are also assigned an industrial application such as pharmaceuticals. the biological role is limited to cellular levls, and will not include role at system process level, such as a chemical which has a role in a disease.