Chemicals & Human Health

Kidneys and Metals Problem Set

Problem 2: Metals in the body

Which of the following is NOT a normal function/role of metal in the body?

A. iron in the heme of hemoglobin
B. calcium in the bones
C. cobalt in vitamin B12
D. phosphorus in ATP
E. arsenic in ATP
When arsenic is incorporated into ATP, it interferes with the normal function of ATP, which is to provide energy to cells.

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