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Manganese

Manganese

Manganese: Manganese is an essential trace element that is vital for healthy energy production, the synthesis of some enzymes, and a healthy nervous system. Magnesium is available in supplements and in foods such as nuts, dark leafy green vegetables, tea, and whole grain products.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Manganese

Adequate amounts of Manganese are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Manganese

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Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Manganese

Excessive intake of Manganese may involve the following risks:

Descriptions of Manganese

Manganese: A trace element with atomic symbol Mn, atomic number 25, and atomic weight 54.94. It is concentrated in cell mitochondria, mostly in the pituitary gland, liver, pancreas, kidney, and bone, influences the synthesis of mucopolysaccharides, stimulates hepatic synthesis of cholesterol and fatty acids, and is a cofactor in many enzymes, including arginase and alkaline phosphatase in the liver. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual 1992, p2035)
Source: Diseases Database

Manganese : trace element with atomic symbol Mn, atomic number 25; concentrated in cell mitochondria, mostly in the pituitary gland, liver, pancreas, kidney, and bone; influences the synthesis of mucopolysaccharides, stimulates hepatic synthesis of cholesterol and fatty acids, and is a cofactor in many enzymes.
Source: CRISP

Manganese: Other Names

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