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

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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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As far as we know, neither Whitten nor Levine is aware of Leung's vitamin B5 findings.
It contains Menthyl Lactate to cool the skin and is enriched with Vitamin E and Pro Vitamin B5. It also includes Allantoin and Aloe Vera.
Many people choose to take Quercetin with vitamin B5 daily and get great results.
As well as pro vitamin B5, vitamin E and sweet almond oil, this helps deodorise too.
Bayer Consumer Care (BCC) today announced the launch of Bayer Consumer Care's PriorinA, the micronutrient special formulation which counters hair loss and promotes healthy hair growth in the UAE.According to a survey conducted by pollster YouGov in 2009, more than a third of UAE's residents lost hair to some degree, with almost half of all women (47 per cent) questioned, being affected.PriorinA, which contains extracts of millet that is rich in necessary nutrients for the hair root, the hair vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) and L-cystine, a component of the hair protein keratin, has been endorsed by modern scientific studies.Stating that many people across the world, most of which are female suffer from lack of hair growth, hair loss and thinning of hair, Professor Dr.
Priorin, which contains extracts of millet that is rich in necessary nutrients for the hair root, the hair vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) and L-cystine, a component of the hair protein keratin, has been endorsed by modern scientific studies.
Xinfa say they are one of the world's leading producers of Folic acid and D-calcium pantothenate (Vitamin B5),It is understood that the company produced around 3600 mt of D-calcium pantothenate during 2008.
Winn-Dixie's V-H2O comes in four flavors: Vitality Fruit Punch, containing vitamins C, B12, and B6 complex; Endurance Kiwi-Strawberry, combining vitamins C and B with vitamin A and lutein; Energy Tropical Citrus, which offers a mix of vitamin C and vitamin B complex with guarana; and Strength Dragonfruit, containing taurine, zinc, and vitamin B5.
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It promises moisture that clngs devotedly from dusk `til dawm anmd is packed with vitamin E and pro vitamin B5.
It contains a good source (10 percent of the Reference Daily Intake) of five essential vitamins and minerals--calcium, vitamin E, biotin, pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) and zinc.
Contains substantial amounts of the recommended daily llowance (RDA) of energy-boosting vitamin B3 (30%), vitamin E (40%), vitamin B5 (31.5%), Biotin (30%) and potassium, so packs a punch - definitely helps to sustain a workout.