Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 39 - Self-Quiz - Page 705: 9


c. mineral

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Around the world, iron is found to be the mineral that is most likely to be deficient in people's diets. This essential element makes up the heme part of the hemoglobin molecule and helps oxygen bind to red blood cells. Heme is also considered an enzyme cofactor.
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