Essential trace elements in the most up-to-date and complete trace element text book available. It has set the standard for concise and easy to read, yet comprehensive coverage of trace elements. The text''s blending of basic and clinical science makes it well suited for an integrated organ-system based curricula as well as the more traditional curricula. The organization of the book is simple, and the text is divided into five chapters. Cross reference has been made in the text for better comprehension of the subject. The many diagrammatic illustrations and tables summarize the text material for quick revision. Essential trace elements is especially useful for professionals in basic and applied sciences, professionals and students of biological and physical sciences, human and animal nutritionists, food scientists, in-organic chemists, agricultural scientists, animal feed manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies, human and veterinary professionals, animal scientists, undergraduate students taking biological, physical sciences and in-organic chemistry, high school students interested in biology, chemistry and agriculture.