vitamin B5


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vi·ta·min B5

term formerly used to describe biologic activities now ascribed to pantothenic acid or nicotinic acid.

vitamin B5

An obsolete term for the biological activities now known to correspond to pantothenic acid or nicotinic acid.

pantothenic acid

or

vitamin B5

a water soluble organic acid (C9H17O5N) that is present in all animal tissues, especially the liver and kidney. Pantothenic acid forms part of coenzyme A which, when bonded to acetic acid, forms ACETYLCOENZYME A. The vitamin is present in almost all foods, especially fresh vegetables and meat, eggs and yeast. A deficiency causes nervous disorders with poor motor coordination.
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Pantethine, a derivative of vitamin B5, reliably lowers LDL cholesterol without reducing CoQ10 levels.
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0 mg Biotin Vitamin H 150 mcg Pantothenic Acid Vitamin B5 6 mg
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