Vitamins Chemistry

Information resources on the chemistry and biochemistry of vitamins.


Vitamins are organic chemical compounds required as a nutrient by an living organism. A Vitamin cannot be synthesized biochemically by the organism, so it must be obtained from the diet.

The following list contains information about the available online chemistry and biochemistry of the vitamins are listed. See also: Manufacturer of vitamins [German: Vitamine].



Content:


Lecture Notes, Tutorials
Compounds
Nomenclature
Synthesis, production
Biosyntheses
Metabolism, metabolic pathways
Analysis and Determination
Organometallic Chemistry
Food Chemistry



Lecture Notes, Tutorials


Vitamins and Co-enzymes
Introduction to Vitamins. Medical Biochemistry Page



Compounds


Vitamin A, Retinol
An overview

Vitamin B12
Learn which biological reactions require either B12 or folate (or both); what the consequences of a deficiency in either vitamin are, and the important step in which B12 and folate metabolism overlap

Vitamin B12
The chemistry of cobalamin

Vitamin C
Information about Ascorbic Acid. The Vitamin C Foundation, USA

Vitamin D
History, nutrition, chemistry, biochemistry, diseases, milk. University of California, Riverside, USA

Vitamin D, Calcitriol
Structure and synthesis, physiological effects, disease states

Vitamin E
Fats about tocopherol

Vitamin E
Chemistry, Physiology of tocopherol

Vitamin K
Chemical structure; physiologic effects; vitamin K cycle; deficiencies

Vitamins and related compounds
Database search for vitamines and related compounds



Nomenclature


Corrinoids
The Nomenclature of Corrinoids

Retinoids
The Nomenclature of Retinoids

Tocopherols
The Nomenclature of Tocopherols and Related Compounds

Vitamin B6
Nomenclature for Vitamins B-6 and Related Compounds

Vitamin D
Nomenclature of Vitamin D



Synthesis, production


Vitamin B12
The Asymmetric Total Synthesis of Vitamin B12



Biosyntheses


Folate biosynthesis
Reference pathway. Kegg, Japan

Pantothenate and CoA biosynthesis
Reference pathway. Kegg

Ubiquinone biosynthesis
Reference pathway. Kegg



Metabolism, metabolic pathways


Biotin metabolism
Reference pathway. Kegg

Lipoic acid metabolism
Reference pathway. Kegg

Nicotinate and nicotinamide metabolism
Reference pathway. Kegg

One carbon pool by folate
Reference pathway. Kegg

Porphyrin and chlorophyll metabolism
Reference pathway. Kegg

Retinol metabolism
Reference pathway. Kegg

Riboflavin metabolism
Reference pathway. Kegg

Thiamine metabolism
Reference pathway. Kegg

Vitamin B6 metabolism
Reference pathway. Kegg



Analysis and Determination


Determination of Vitamin C
... by an iodometric titration - Format: PDF

Vitamin C Determination
... by Redox Titration with Iodate

Vitamin C Determination
... by Redox Titration with Iodine



Organometallic Chemistry


Organometallic chemistry
... in industrial vitamin A and vitamin E synthesis. IUPAC, USA, 1994 - Format: PDF



Food Chemistry


Vitamins
Nutritional Biochemistry of the Vitamins - Format: PDF




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