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Pharmacology-Vitamins

Vitamins
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Vitamin B1
Thiamine-converts sugars into energy
Vitamin B2
Riboflavin-required to promote healthy skin
Vitamin B3
Niacin-converts fats to energy
Vitamin B4
Adenine- is one of the two purine bases used in forming nucleotides of the nucleic acids DNA and RNA
Vitamin B5
Pantothenic Acid (Dexpanthenol)- Pantothenic Acid is an acne treatment
Vitamin B6
Pyridoxine-reducing amino acid
Vitamin B7
Biotin-supports adrenal function, help calm and maintain a healthy nervous system, and are necessary for key metabolic processes
Vitamin B8
Inositol-a water soluble fatty lipid that is required by the body for the formation of healthy cells
Vitamin B9
Folic Acid-required for production maintenance of new cells
Vitamin B10
PABA
Vitamin B11
Folic acid- involved with the formation of RNA and DNA, the reproductive material in all of the cells of our body
Vitamin B12
Cyanocobalamin-is a water soluble vitamin with a key role in the normal functioning of the brain
Vitamin C
Ascorbic acid-for growth
Vitamin D
Calciferol-a group of fat-soluble secosteroids
Vitamin D2
Ergocalciferol-Absorbing and using calcium
Vitamin E
Tocopherol- is an important lipid-soluble antioxidant
Vitamin K
phylloquinone- synthesis of several proteins that mediate both coagulation and anticoagulation
Vitamin K2
Menaquinone- a form of vitamin K synthesized by bacteria in the intestine or in putrefying organic matter