Mineralization (biology)
In biology, mineralization refers to the process where an organic substance is converted to an inorganic substance.

This may also be a normal biological process which takes place during the life of an organism such as the formation of bone tissue or egg shells, largely with calcium
Calcium is the chemical element with the symbol Ca and atomic number 20. It has an atomic mass of 40.078 amu. Calcium is a soft gray alkaline earth metal, and is the fifth-most-abundant element by mass in the Earth's crust...


This term may also be used to indicate the digestion process in which bacteria utilize the organic part of the matter, leaving behind the minerals; see Fossil
Fossils are the preserved remains or traces of animals , plants, and other organisms from the remote past...

. This can also take place as the organic material decays and water percolating through the soil dissolves mineral salts that precipitate in place of the tissue.

Bone mineralization is occurred in human body through osteoblastic cell line.
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