Polyatomic Ions and Molecular Compounds Many things in nature as well as used in the medical field are compounds that contain polyatomic ions.
Look in the readings for this week (book or papers) and identify what you feel is one of the most significant compounds in use in the medical field today. Include the following in your initial response:
Where it comes from (if it can be found in nature)
What makes this a significant compound?
Polyatomic Ions and Molecular Compounds Required
Chapter 6 in Chemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry
Recommended Anjaneyulu, U., & Sasikumar, S. (2014). Bioactive nanocrystalline wollastonite synthesized by sol-gel combustion method by using eggshell waste as a calcium source. Bulletin of Materials Science, 37(2), 207-212. doi:10.1007/s12034-014-0646-5
Ciapetti, Di Pompo, Avnet, Martini, Diez-Escudero, Montufar, . . . Baldini. (2017). Osteoclast differentiation from human blood precursors on biomimetic calcium-phosphate substrates. Acta Biomaterialia, 50(C), 102-113. https://www-sciencedirect-com.csuglobal.idm.oclc.org/science/article/pii/S174270611630681X
Timberlake, K. (2015). Masteringchemistry with Pearson eText for chemistry: An introduction to general, organic, and biological chemistry (12th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education Inc.