The transfer of potassium ions through nerve cell membranes is necessary for normal nerve transmission; potassium deficiency and excess can each result in numerous abnormalities, including an abnormal heart rhythm and various electrocardiographic (ECG) abnormalities.
, also known as hydrogen-3) is a radioactive isotope of hydrogen.
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It was first isolated from potash, the ashes of plants, from which its name derives.
In the periodic table, potassium is one of the alkali metals.
That they are different elements that combine with the same anions to make similar salts was suspected in 1702, are found in all potassium, and it is the most common radioisotope in the human body.
Potassium ions are necessary for the function of all living cells.
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