Chapter 7. Manganese

  1. Conor Reilly BSc, BPhil, PhD, FAIFST1,2

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774786.ch7

The Nutritional Trace Metals

The Nutritional Trace Metals

How to Cite

Reilly, C. (2004) Manganese, in The Nutritional Trace Metals, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774786.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    Emeritus Professor of Public Health, Queensland, University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

  2. 2

    Visiting Professor of Nutrition, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 NOV 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405110402

Online ISBN: 9780470774786



  • properties of manganese;
  • toxicity;
  • manganese deficiency;
  • dietary requirements;
  • metabolism


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Production and uses of manganese

  • Chemical and physical properties of manganese

  • Manganese in food and beverages

  • Dietary intake of manganese

  • Absorption and metabolism of manganese

  • Assessment of manganese status and estimation of dietary requirements

  • References