pyridoxine deficiency

pyridoxine deficiency (pir´idok´sēn),

n a lack of a required level of pyridoxine, which causes irritability and may lead to convulsions and peripheral neuritis.
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In the early years, the pyridoxine deficiency in ducks was observed by Hegsted and Rao (1945) and the pyridoxine recommendation of NRC (1994) for White Pekin ducks was 2.
In their study, severe acute pyridoxine deficiency in young ducklings was also characterized by severe anemia while chronic pyridoxine deficiency in older ducklings produced paralysis, convulsions, severe microcytic anemia, and poor feather development.
Therefore, our results confirmed the sensitivity of transaminase to pyridoxine deficiency in ducks.
Pyridoxine deficiency can lead to the significant elevations of plasma homocysteine in rats or pigs (Smolin et al.
The 16-wk feeding trial showed that pyridoxine deficiency resulted in poor growth and anorexia of abalone, H.
Histopathology associated with pyridoxine deficiency in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar).
Reduction of glutamic pyruvic transaminase in pyridoxine deficiency in liver disease.
3) showed that correction of plasma pyridoxine deficiency did not abolish the high AST/ALT ratio in alcoholic hepatitis.
It's unlikely that pyridoxine deficiency is the primary cause of carpal tunnel syndrome, but evidence suggests that it should not be dismissed as a factor in the diagnosis and treatment of the disorder, Farid said.