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The Chemistry and Biochemistry of Vitamins



Vitamins Chemistry

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.

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Lecture Notes, Tutorials


Vitamins and Co-enzymes
Introduction to Vitamins. Medical Biochemistry Page - [e]



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Compounds


Vitamin A, Retinol
An overview - [e]

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 - [e]

Vitamin B12
The chemistry of cobalamin - [e]

Vitamin C
Information about Ascorbic Acid. The Vitamin C Foundation, USA - [e]

Vitamin D
History, nutrition, chemistry, biochemistry, diseases, milk. University of California, Riverside, USA - [e]

Vitamin D, Calcitriol
Structure and synthesis, physiological effects, disease states - [e]

Vitamin E
Fats about tocopherol - [e]

Vitamin E
Chemistry, Physiology of tocopherol - [e]

Vitamin K
Chemical structure; physiologic effects; vitamin K cycle; deficiencies - [e]

Vitamins and related compounds
Database search for vitamines and related compounds - [e, d]



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Nomenclature


Corrinoids
The Nomenclature of Corrinoids - [e]

Retinoids
The Nomenclature of Retinoids - [e]

Tocopherols
The Nomenclature of Tocopherols and Related Compounds - [e]

Vitamin B6
Nomenclature for Vitamins B-6 and Related Compounds - [e]

Vitamin D
Nomenclature of Vitamin D - [e]



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Synthesis, production


Vitamin B12
The Asymmetric Total Synthesis of Vitamin B12 - Format: PDF - [e]



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Biosyntheses


Folate biosynthesis
Reference pathway. Kegg, Japan - [e]

Pantothenate and CoA biosynthesis
Reference pathway. Kegg - [e]

Ubiquinone biosynthesis
Reference pathway. Kegg - [e]



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Metabolism, metabolic pathways


Biotin metabolism
Reference pathway. Kegg - [e]

Lipoic acid metabolism
Reference pathway. Kegg - [e]

Nicotinate and nicotinamide metabolism
Reference pathway. Kegg - [e]

One carbon pool by folate
Reference pathway. Kegg - [e]

Porphyrin and chlorophyll metabolism
Reference pathway. Kegg - [e]

Retinol metabolism
Reference pathway. Kegg - [e]

Riboflavin metabolism
Reference pathway. Kegg - [e]

Thiamine metabolism
Reference pathway. Kegg - [e]

Vitamin B6 metabolism
Reference pathway. Kegg - [e]



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Analysis and Determination


Determination of Vitamin C
... by an Iodometric Titration - Format: PDF - [e]

Vitamin C Determination
... by Redox Titration with Iodate - [e]

Vitamin C Determination
... by Redox Titration with Iodine - [e]



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Organometallic Chemistry


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



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Food Chemistry


Vitamins
Nutritional Biochemistry of the Vitamins - Format: PDF - [e]







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