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Table 3 Mineral contents of the studied insects (ppm)

From: Proximate and mineral compositions of Samia cynthia ricini and Dytiscus marginalis, commonly consumed by the Bodo tribe in Assam, India

  Samia cynthia ricini Dytiscus marginalis
Potassium 0.012 0.735
Sodium 80.400 0.000
Calcium 0.224 2.888
Manganese 0.071 0.016
Copper 0.023 0.030
Iron 0.716 1.411
Zinc 1.980 2.052
Boron 0.060 0.039
Magnesium 0.000 54.323
Lead 0.026 0.044
Cadmium 0.005 0.005
Arsenic 0.000 0.014
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