Chlorine

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Chlorine, or Cl<sub>2</sub><sub></sub><sub></sub><sub></sub> is a diatomic halogen with the [[Atomic_number|atomic number]] of 17.&nbsp;  
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Chlorine, or Cl<sub>2</sub><sub></sub><sub></sub><sub></sub> is a diatomic halogen with the [[Atomic number|atomic number]] of 17 and an&nbsp;electron&nbsp;configuration of 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p5.
  
In biological terms, chlorine is found as a Cl<sup>-</sup> ion, or chloride [[ion|ion]] in [[cells|cells]].&nbsp;  
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In biological terms, chlorine is found as a Cl<sup>-</sup> ion, or chloride [[Ion|ion]] in [[Cells|cells]].&nbsp;  
  
[[Sodium Chloride|Sodium Chloride]] (NaCl) is the compound in which chlorine is most frequently found in the body. Chloride concentration plays a vital role in [[epithelial tissue|epithelial tissues]], and NaCl is the salt produced in the [[sweat glands|sweat glands]].&nbsp;
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[[Sodium Chloride|Sodium Chloride]] (NaCl) is the compound in which chlorine is most frequently found in the body. Chloride concentration plays a vital role in [[Epithelial tissue|epithelial tissues]], and NaCl is the salt produced in the [[Sweat glands|sweat glands]].&nbsp;

Revision as of 14:16, 17 October 2014

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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