Water Soluble Vitamins

Created by blee8 

Upgrade to
remove ads

20 terms · vitamins descriptions & deficiencies

Thiamin (B1) function

-water- souble vitamin
- involved in glycolysis of carbs
- metabolism of lipids

Thiamin deficiencies in humans

-Ber Ber (numbness of extermities)
- weakness, systemic acidoses, edema

Thiamin deficiency in chicken & cattle

"Star-gazing" - retracted typically to the right side

Antagonist of thiamin

high Sulfur, thiaminases (enzyme)
-thiaminases are found in insectacides & poor quality fish meal

Riboflavin function

-metabolism of CHO, lipids, proteins used for energy

Ribofalvin deficiencies

Birds: "curled toe paralysis"
-dermal & other skin disorders
- conjuctivitis & blindness

What do doctors use to treat malaria?

Riboflavin defienciency

Niacin 4 "D" 's

1. dermatitis
2. diaherrea
3. dementia
4. death

Niacin deficiencies in humans & dogs

humans: Pellegra (swelling & tissue lose of the tongue) & dementia
dogs: black tongue

Pantathenic Acid function

-water souble vitamin
- part of the coenzyme A
- fat metabolism

Pantathenic Acid defiencies

-specific dermatitis (corners of mouth, at joints)
-premature graying of dark hair
-fatty liver disease
- slow growth & goose stepping

Pyridozine function

- water solutble vitamin
-A.A. metabolism
- Red blood cell formation
- growth hormone synthesis

Pyridozine defiencies

-anemia
-poor growth
- convulsions
-insulin sensitivity

Pyridozine sources

Plants: Pyridoxol (most stable 80%)
Animals: Pyridoxal (less than 10%)

Folic Acid function

-coenzyme involved in "single carbon metabolism"

Folic Acid defiencies

-anemia (non distingusable from B12)
-kidney problems
- death from neurological problems

Choline function

- be made in adequate amonts when high protein diets are fed
- has no coenyme function
-fat metabolism
- transmission of nerve impulses

Choline deficiencies

- nervous issues
- fatty liver disease in all species
- dermatitis

Vitamin C "Citric Acid" function

- many enzyme complex
- specifically with enzymes involving collagen, elastin syn.

Vitamin C deficiencies & issues

- general muscle weakness
- dermatitis
- high citric acid will create renal stones
- high vitamin C lowers phagocyte activity

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

NEW! Voice Recording

Click the mic to start.

Create Set