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Descriptor English:   Calcium 
Descriptor Spanish:   Calcio 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Cálcio 
Synonyms English:   Blood Coagulation Factor IV
Calcium 40
Coagulation Factor IV
Factor IV
Factor IV, Coagulation  
Tree Number:   D01.268.552.100
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   / 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
Pharmacological Action:   Calcium-Regulating Hormones and Agents
See Related English:   Calcium Isotopes
Calcium Radioisotopes
History Note English:   /metabolism was CALCIUM METABOLISM 1965 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry CL classification
DF deficiency EC economics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PH physiology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   28261 
Unique Identifier:   D002118 

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