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B1
thiamine
B2
riboflavin
B3
niacin
B6
pyridoxine
B9
folic acid
B12
cobalamin
Vitamin C
Ascorbic acid
Major function of B1,B2, & B3?
functions as coenzymes in metabolism of carbohydrates,fats,amino acids,and alcohol
Major function of B6?
Protein metabolism; acts in transport of some amino acids across cell membranes; converts tryptophan to niacin
Major function of B9?
Maturation of RBC's;acts as coenzyme in metabolism of certain amino acids and DNA & RNA;essential during growth periods
Major functions of vitamin C?
Functions in synthesis of collagen; an antioxidant;aids in detoxification;improves iron absorption
Signs of deficiency of B1?
Beriberi(nerve changes)
Signs of deficiency of B2?
Skin lesions;
Signs of B3 deficiency?
Pellagra(dermatitis,diarrhea,dementia)
Signs of B6 deficiency?
Nervous and muscular problems
(eg:depression,confusion,weakness, convulsions)
Signs of B9 deficiency?
Megaloblastic anemia; GI disturbances
Signs of B12 deficiency?
Megaloblastic anemia;pernicious anemia when due to inadequate intrinsic factor;peripheral neuropathy
Signs of vitamin C deficiency?
Scurvy; petechiae;weakness;delayed wound healing;impaired immune response