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Table 2 Comparison of concentration of some micronutrients between a single sample of human serum and normal complete RPMI1640 culture medium (data not previously published).

From: Nutriomes and nutrient arrays - the key to personalised nutrition for DNA damage prevention and cancer growth control

Micronutrient Concentration unit Human serum RPMI 1640 culture medium
Folate μmol/L 0.028 2.3
Methionine μmol/L 30 100
Riboflavin μmol/L 0.05 0.53
Iron mg/L 0.84 0.19
Copper mg/L 1.4 <0.1
Zinc mg/L 0.94 0.17
Calcium mg/L 98 26
Magnesium mg/L 20 11
Sodium mg/L 3400 3200
Potassium mg/L 154 200
Phosphorous mg/L 121 174
Sulphur mg/L 1110 64