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Vitamin function

Pharm quiz 4, vitamin function

Vitamin A Esssential for bone growth, maintenance of epithelial tisssue, skin, hair & eyes.
Vitamin D Regulating Ca+ & phosphorous metabolism (needed for Ca+ absorption from intestine)
Vitamin E Promotes formation & functioning of RBC's, muscle & other tissues
Vitamin K Needed for synthesis of prothrombin & the clotting factors (VII, IX, & X)
Vitamin B1 Promotes use of sugars (energy) needed for good function of nervous system & heart.
Vitamin B2 Promotes body use of CHO’s, CHON’s & fats by releasing energy to cells, required for tissue integrity
Vitamin B3 Necessary for energy producing reactions & assists in nervous system
Vitamin B6 essential building block of nucleic acids, RBC formation & synthesis of hemoglobin
Vitamin B12 Building block of nucleic acids, protein synthesis, RBC formation, Fat & CHO metabolism & functioning of nervous system
Vitamin C Folic acid metabolism, tissue repair, essential for erythropoesis & enhances absorption of iron
Folic Acid (active form = folate) circulated to all tissues. Stored in the liver and tissues, it is essential for DNA (deoxyriboneucleic acid) synthesis & used for erythropoesis.
Created by: tjallen011



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