Ratio between hydrated radius and dehydrated radius of Mg2+

Range ~400 unitless
Organism Generic
Reference Moomaw AS, Maguire ME. The unique nature of mg2+ channels. Physiology (Bethesda). 2008 Oct23 :275-85. doi: 10.1152/physiol.00019.2008. p.275 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID18927203
Comments "The chemistry of divalent magnesium is unique among the biologically important cations. The hydrated radius of Mg2+ is ~400 times larger than the dehydrated radius, a much larger difference than that seen with Na+ and Ca2+ (~25-fold) or K+ (fourfold)."
Entered by Uri M
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