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pan·te·the·ine(pan'tĕ-thē'in), Avoid the mispronunciation pan'te-thēn.
The condensation product of pantothenic acid and aminoethanethiol; N-pantothenyl-2-aminoethanethiol; an intermediate in biosynthesis of coenzyme A via 4'-phosphopantetheine (a phosphoryl on the terminal -CH2O group) and ATP.
Synonym(s): Lactobacillus bulgaricus factor
pantetheine/pan·te·the·ine/ (pan″tĭ-the´in) an amide of pantothenic acid, an intermediate in the biosynthesis of CoA, a growth factor for Lactobacillus bulgaricus, and a cofactor in certain enzyme complexes.
The naturally occurring amide of pantothenic acid. It is a growth factor for Lactobacillus bulgaricus.