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Inside that hunk of cheddar, calcium binds long protein strands called caseins into a type of web, and water and fat molecules occupy the space between those interconnected threads.
According to the project’s website, calcium carbonate has “near-ideal optical properties.”Scientists Want to Fight Climate Change by Blocking the Sun With Dust|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|January 28, 2021|Singularity Hub
Nutritionally, roots have a lot to offer, too, with carrots particularly high in vitamin A, and others rich in vitamin C, potassium, fiber, calcium and magnesium, to mention a few highlights.Hearty winter vegetables are at the root of this red wine chicken stew|Ellie Krieger|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
That DNA contained instructions to make a protein that would glow when calcium levels surged inside the cell — a technique called calcium imaging.A taste map in the brain is a scattering of tiny flavor islands|Bethany Brookshire|January 5, 2021|Science News For Students
The females use that calcium to form the hard shells of their eggs.
I take calcium and vitamin D supplements, but prescription medications are generally only for women in menopause.
Fat-free or skim milkEveryone knows milk is an excellent source of calcium that will keep your bones in tip-top shape.
Feel good about using cottage cheese as a dip because it delivers calcium, quality protein and potassium.6 Ways to Avoid ‘Sochi Gut’ While Watching the Olympics|Jenna A. Bell|February 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The rhino beetle—fried, stewed, grilled, or roasted—is high in calcium and protein.Cicadas, Grasshoppers, Locusts, Ants Among the Tastiest Insects|Nina Strochlic|May 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Excess calcium causing zinc and iron deficiency offers just one simple illustration of this kind of interaction.
Crystals of calcium oxalate are insoluble in acetic acid or caustic soda.
The long axis of the hip-roof crystal is often so shortened that it resembles the envelop crystal of calcium oxalate.
The usual forms are: (a) Ammoniomagnesium phosphate crystals; (b) acid calcium phosphate crystals; and (c) amorphous phosphates.
Characteristic octahedral crystals of calcium oxalate (Fig. 47) appear after ingestion of certain vegetables.
The lights were lowered, a single calcium playing with its soft and silvery rays upon his face and shoulders.The Fifth String |John Philip Sousa