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Human body has 0.2 milligrams of gold

Average human body has 0.2 milligrams of gold.

The metal gold needs no introduction to you. It is a chemical element with atomic number 79.It is one of the highly sought after metal thanks to its use in coinage jewelry and so on it has been widely used as a vehicle for monetary exchange.

Gold is present in human body. It is a fact, an average human body (having 70kg weight) consist of about 0.2 mg of gold or 0.000021 pounds of gold.

Is there any function for gold in our body?   Yes it has, gold plays a role in the maintenance of joins and also helps in transmitting electrical signals throughout the body.

The amount of gold present is very minute when compared to other elements like Oxygen (65Kg), Carbon (16Kg) etc

Sources:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Composition_of_the_human_body#Elemental_composition_list