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Substance Name: Calcium
RN: 7440-70-2
UNII: SY7Q814VUP
InChIKey: OYPRJOBELJOOCE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A basic element found in nearly all organized tissues. It is a member of the alkaline earth family of metals with the atomic symbol Ca, atomic number 20, and atomic weight 40. Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and combines with phosphorus to form calcium phosphate in the bones and teeth. It is essential for the normal functioning of nerves and muscles and plays a role in blood coagulation (as factor IV) and in many enzymatic processes.

Molecular Formula

  • Ca

Molecular Weight

  • 40.078
 

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Calcium

MeSH Heading

  • Calcium

Synonyms

  • Calcium
  • Calcium, elemental
  • EC 231-179-5
  • EINECS 231-179-5
  • Elemental calcium
  • HSDB 273
  • UNII-SY7Q814VUP

Systematic Name

  • Calcium

Superlist Names

  • Calcium
  • Calcium [UN1401] [Dangerous when wet]
  • UN1401

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7440-70-2

FDA UNII

  • SY7Q814VUP

Other Registry Number

  • 8047-59-4

System Generated Number

  • 0007440702

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/Ca

InChIKey

OYPRJOBELJOOCE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

[Ca]