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Role of trace elements

Give a short (2 page) discussion on the beneficial role of trace elements in living systems.

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Element having average concentration of less than 100 ppm is referred to as trace elements. Trace element is needed in minute quantities for the proper growth, development and physiology of organism. Generally they play a role in catalyzing the enzyme. Some of the major trace elements needed by living beings are Cc, Zn, B, Cl, Fe etc.