RFC #15

RFC #15 - d. Calcium is essential to control cellular...

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ESS-3 Health and Nutrition Professor Art Gilbert Spring ‘09 Ready for Class #15 1. Name four non-bone related functions of calcium. a. Calcium is essential for proper blood clotting b. It is also essential for nerve impulse transmission c. It is required for muscle contraction
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Unformatted text preview: d. Calcium is essential to control cellular metabolic reactions 2. What is calcitonin and what does it do? Calcitonin is a hormone produced by the thyroid gland that stimulates bone mineralization and inhibits bone breakdown to lower blood calcium levels....
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This note was uploaded on 05/27/2009 for the course ESS 3 taught by Professor Cerial during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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