Fraction of inorganic matter in dry weight of bone matrix

Value ~50 %
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Junqueira, Carneiro, Kelley, Basic Histology, 7th edition 1992 Appleton and Lange, pp. 105
Comments Calcium and phosphorus are especially abundant, but bicarbonate, citrate, magnesium, potassium and sodium are also found.
Entered by Uri M
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