Silicon: Its role in vital processes

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Tasch, Paul
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1973-03-23
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Silicon
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Tasch, P. Silicon: Its role in vital processes, (1973) Science, 179 (4079), DOI: 10.1126/science.179.4079.1252
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Author pointed that there is some proof of a silicon metabolism role in "vital processes in animals or man" pointing that data on the gastropod Oncidium planatum showing that its liver contained 11.3 percent silica.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science
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v 179, no. 4079
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0036-8075
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