โ–ธโ–ธ
  • ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Molybdenum
  • ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ ้‰ฌ
  • ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Molybdeen
  • ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Molybdène
  • ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช MolybdŠn
  • ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ ืžื•ืœื™ื‘ื“ืŸ
  • ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Molibdeno
  • ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต ใƒขใƒชใƒ–ใƒ‡ใƒณ
  • ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Molibdênio
  • ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ ะœะพะปะธะฑะดะตะฝ
  • ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Molibdeno
  • ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Molybden

Molybdenum: biological information

Molybdenum is a necessary element, apparently for all species. Only very small amounts are required. Molybdenum plays a role in nitrogen fixation, (a process by which the normally unreactive nitrogen gas is turned into other compounds) enzymes, and nitrate reduction enzymes.

Levels in humans

The abundances of the elements in humans.

How much molybdenum is in your body? Find out here.

You can use this form to calculate how much molybdenum your body contains. Enter your weight in either kilograms or pounds and click the "Calculate" button. You must enter a number, not text! Elements for which there are no data will always give a value of zero for the weight, no matter what you put in the weight box.

Calculate how much molybdenum is in your body
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Image showing periodicity of the logarithm of the abundance of the chemical elements as a heat map on a periodic table grid.
Image showing periodicity of the logarithm of the abundance of the chemical elements as a heat map on a periodic table grid.
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Image showing periodicity of the logarithm of the abundance of the chemical elements as a cityscape on a periodic table grid.

Hazards and Risks

Hazards and risks associated with molybdenum:

Molybdenum compounds are encountered relatively rarely by most people. Unless known otherwise, all molybdenum compounds should be regarded as highly toxic and as teratogenic.

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