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Vitamin Basics

Common names, coenzymes and deficiencies of vitamins

Common name for Vitamin B1 Thiamine
Common name for Vitamin B2 Riboflavin
Common name for Vitamin B3 Niacin
Common name for Vitamin B5 Pantothenic Acid
Common name for Vitamin B6 Pyridoxine
Common name for Vitamin B9 Folic acid (folate)
Common name for Vitamin B12 Cobalamin
Common name for Vitamin H Biotin
Common name for Vitamin C Ascorbate
Common name for Vitamin A Retinol
Common name for Vitamin D Ergocalciferol from plants, Cholecalciferol from animals
Common name for Vitamin E Vitamin E
Common name for Vitamin K Vitamin K
Coenzyme of Vitamin B1 Thiamine pyrophosphate
Coenzyme of Vitamin B2 FAD/FMN
Coenzyme of Vitamin B3 NAD(P)H
Coenzyme of Vitamin B5 Coenzyme A
Coenzyme of Vitamin B6 Pyridoxal-P
Coenzyme of Vitamin B9 Tetrahydrofolate
Coenzyme of Vitamin B12 Cobalamin
Coenzyme of Biotin Biotin
Coenzyme of Vitamin C Ascorbate
Coenzyme of Vitamin A Retinal, retinoic acid
Coenzyme of Vitamin D Calcitriol
Coenzyme of Vitamin E Tocopherol
Coenzyme of Vitamin K Vitamin K
Deficiency of Vitamin B1 causes _______________. Beriberi
Deficiency of Vitamin B2 causes _______________. Rare
Deficiency of Vitamin B3 causes _______________. Pellagra
Deficiency of Vitamin B5 causes _______________. rare
Deficiency of Vitamin B6 causes _______________. rare
Deficiency of Vitamin B9 causes _______________. Megaloblastic Anemia
Deficiency of Vitamin B12 causes _______________. Pernicious anemia, nerve damage
Deficiency of biotin causes _______________. rare
Deficiency of Vitamin C causes _______________. Scurvy
Deficiency of Vitamin A causes _______________. Night Blindness, xerophthalmia
Deficiency of Vitamin D causes _______________. Rickets, osteomalacia
Deficiency of Vitamin E causes _______________. Nerve damage, hemolysis
Deficiency of Vitamin K causes _______________. Bleeding
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