Wednesday, 6 November 2013


Important facts about Vitamins:

1. Heat Stable and light sensitive- Vitamin K and Riboflavine

2. Vitamin required for electron Transport (Coenz. Q)- Vitamin K1, B2

3. Dopa and Gaba Metabolism depend on- Pyridoxine

4. For the Function of Co.A -Pantothenate

5. Folic acid is Pteroyl Glutamic acid

6. Folinic Acid is Citrovorum factor

7. Erythrocyte Maturation Factor- Vitamin B 12

8. Vitamins Stored in Liver- Vit A, D, K, B 12, Folate

9. Yellow Crystalline Substance- Riboflavine

10. Red Crystalline Substance- Vit B12

11. White Crystalline Substance- Ascorbic Acid

12. Vitamins Which are present in animal Foods only- Vit B12

13. Heat Labile Vitamins- Vitamin C and Folic acid

14. Vitamins That are synthesised in Gut (Flora)- Vit B2, B12 (Not useful) and Vitamin K

15. Synthesised in body (Skin)- Vit D

16. Worm infestation causing B12 deficiency- Diphyllobothrium Latum

17. Vitamins which are antoxidant- Vit E, Vit C

18. Vitamin useful in the treatment of methemoglobinemia- Vit C (Methylene Blue also useful)

19. Vitamins with which Hypervitaminosis occurs-Vit A and D

20. Vitamin deficiency which leads to convulsions- Pyridoxine

21. Vitamin useful in treatment of Homocystinuria- Pyridoxine

22. Vitamin useful in treatment of Alkaptonuria- Vit C

23. Vitamin that is used peripheral vascular disease- Vitamin E (For intermittent Claudication)

24. Vitamins that causes Hemolysis- Vit K

25. Vitamin that causes Neonatal Jaundice- Vit K

26. Vitamin deficiency that causes pseudo paralysis- Vit C, Vit D

27. Vitamin for wound healing- Vitamin C

28. Magenta red tongue is due to deficiency of Riboflavine

29. Raw beef tongue is due to deficiency of Niacin

30. Baldness of tongue due to deficiency of Vit B12

31. Vitamin that does not cross placenta- Vit D

32. Vitamin Destroyed by Ultra Violet Light-Vit B12

33. Fat soluble vitamins- A, D, E, K

34. Water soluble vitamins- Vit B complex, Vit C

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