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biology 102 periodic table

a couple of elements fromt the periodic table for biology 102 at Liberty University.
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O
Atomic Symbol of Oxygen
C
Atomic Symbol of Carbon
H
Atomic Symbol of Hydrogen
N
Atomic Symbol of Nitrogen
Ca
Atomic Symbol of Calcium
P
Atomic Symbol of Phosphorus
K
Atomic Symbol of Potassium
S
Atomic Symbol of Sulfur
Na
Atomic Symbol of Sodium
Cl
Atomic Symbol of Chlorine
Mg
Atomic Symbol of Magnesium
Fe
Atomic Symbol of Iron
8
Atomic number of oxygen
6
Atomic number of Carbon
1
Atomic number of hydrogen
7
Atomic number of Nitrogen
20
Atomic number of Calcium
15
Atomic number of Phosphorus
19
Atomic number of Potassium
16
Atomic number of Sulfur
11
Atomic number of Sodium
17
Atomic number of Chlorine
12
Atomic number of Magnesium
26
Atomic number of Iron
16.0
Atomic mass of Oxygen
12.0
Atomic mass of Carbon
1.0
Atomic mass of Hydrogen
14.0
Atomic mass of Nitrogen
40.1
Atomic mass of Calcium
31.0
Atomic mass of Phosphorus
39.1
Atomic mass of Potassium
32.1
Atomic mass of Sulfur
23.0
Atomic mass of Sodium
35.5
Atomic mass of Chlorine
24.3
Atomic mass of Magnesium
55.8
Atomic mass of Iron
65
% of human weight of Oxygen
18
% of human weight of Carbon
10
% of human weight of Hydrogen
3
% of human weight of Nitrogen
2
% of human weight of Calcium
1
% of human weight of Phosphorus
0.3
% of human weight of Potassium
0.2
% of human weight of Sulfur
0.1
% of human weight of Sodium
trace
% of human weight of Chlorine
trace
% of human weight of Iron
Oxygen
Part of water and most organic molecules
Carbon
The backbone of all organic molecules
Hydrogen
Part of all organic molecules and of water
Nitrogen
Component of proteins and nucleic acids
Calcium
Constituent of bone. also essential for the action of nerves and muscles
Phosphorus
Part of cell membranes and of energy storage molecules. Also constituent of bone.
Potassium
important in nerve action
Sulfur
Structural component of most proteins
Sodium
The primary ion in body fluids. Also important to nerve action.
Chlorine
Component of digestive acid. Also major ion in body fluids.
Magnesium
Important for the action of certain enzymes and for muscle contraction
Iron
A constituent for hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying molecules.