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21069 Sigma-Aldrich

Calcium carbonate

tested according to Ph.Eur.

Synonym: Calcii carbonas

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Properties

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grade   Ph Eur (tested according to)
InChI Key   VTYYLEPIZMXCLO-UHFFFAOYSA-L
assay   99.3%
form   powder
pharmacopeia   testing conforms to Pharmacopeia
solubility   1 M acetic acid: soluble
  alcohol: insoluble
  hydrochloric acid: soluble (3 N)
  nitric acid: soluble (2 N)
density   2.93 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Application

Calcium carbonate has been utilized by plants and animal for the formation of their skeletons and shells. It also facilitates the calcium carbonate crystal growth on a chitosan substrate.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Calcium carbonate is a naturally occurring compound that reduces T4 absorption and enhancess serum thyrotropin levels. It also precludes osteoporosis induced by thyrotropin-suppressive doses of levothyroxine in postmenopausal women. Additionally, it reduces diarrhea in individuals with protease inhibitor-induced HIV-infection.

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