Chlorine

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Chlorine, or Cl2 is a diatomic halogen with the atomic number of 17 and an electron configuration of 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p5.

In biological terms, chlorine is found as a Cl- ion, or chloride ion in cells

Sodium Chloride (NaCl) is the compound in which chlorine is most frequently found in the body. Chloride concentration plays a vital role in epithelial tissues, and NaCl is the salt produced in the sweat glands

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