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Electro Uses

Pharm quiz 4, Electro Uses

Potassium (K+) Vital for transmission/conduction of nerve impulses and contraction of cardiac, skeletal and smooth muscle, Promotes glycogen storage in liver and helps in regulation of osmolality of cellular fluids
Sodium (Na+) Regulates body fluids, promotes transmission and conduction of nerve impulses, participant in Sodium-Potassium pump that causes cellular activity, combines with chloride and bicarbonate to promote acid-base balance
Calcium (Ca+) Promotes nerve and muscle activity, increases contraction of heart muscle, maintains normal cellular permeability, promotes blood clotting & needed for formation of bone and teeth
Magnesium (Mg+) Promotes the transmission of neuromuscular activity, Is reponsible for transportation of NA+ and K+ across cell membrane.
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