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A trace element that plays a role in glucose metabolism. It has the atomic symbol Cr, atomic number 24, and atomic weight 52. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP85-002,1985), chromium and some of its compounds have been listed as known carcinogens.

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Tree Number(s): D01.268.556.175, D01.268.956.124, D01.552.544.175

MeSH Unique ID: D002857

Registry Number: 0R0008Q3JB

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