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Flashcards in Manganese Deck (16):
1

is it a trace element, vitamin, or mineral? Manganese

trace element

2

what's the total body content? Manganese

10 - 20 mg

3

what's the plasma concentration? Manganese

1 ppb

4

where is the highest body distribution? Manganese

bone

5

whats its function? Manganese

enzyme superoxide dismutase (SOD) that converts the damaging superoxide anion to hydrogen peroxide

6

does the body make this? Manganese

yes

7

what are the four deficiency symptoms in animals? Manganese

brain function, skeletal and cartilage formation, reproduction, glucose tolerance

8

what was one of the notable deficiencies found in chickens and what was the symptom? Manganese

perosis where the bones are shorter

9

what are the deficiency symptoms in rats? Manganese

head retraction

10

what happens with the ear in a deficiency symptom? Manganese

righting reflex in the ear is impaired

11

whats the deficiency symptom that happens on the skin? Manganese

bulbs

12

what were the four experimental deficiencies? Manganese

dermatitis, serum cholesterol, blood clotting, reddish hair

13

what are the seven toxicity symptoms in humans? Manganese

nervous system, hyperirritability, violence, hallucinations, libido, incoordination, parkinsons

14

were workers mining this? Manganese

yes

15

what are the four excellent food sources? Manganese

nuts, seeds, grains, tea

16

with our new diets do we have low or high levels of this? Manganese

low