Wednesday, 27 August 2014


Important facts about Vitamins:

Heat Stable and light sensitive- Vitamin K and Riboflavine

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

Dopa and Gaba Metabolism depend on- Pyridoxine

For the Function of Co.A -Pantothenate

Folic acid is Pteroyl Glutamic acid

Folinic Acid is Citrovorum factor

Erythrocyte Maturation Factor- Vitamin B 12

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

Yellow Crystalline Substance- Riboflavine

Red Crystalline Substance- Vit B12

White Crystalline Substance- Ascorbic Acid

Vitamins Which are present in animal Foods only- Vit B12

Heat Labile Vitamins- Vitamin C and Folic acid

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

Synthesised in body (Skin)- Vit D

Worm infestation causing B12 deficiency- Diphyllobothrium Latum

Vitamins which are antoxidant- Vit E, Vit C

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

Vitamins with which Hypervitaminosis occurs-Vit A and D

Vitamin deficiency which leads to convulsions- Pyridoxine

Vitamin useful in treatment of Homocystinuria- Pyridoxine

Vitamin useful in treatment of Alkaptonuria- Vit C

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

Vitamins that causes Hemolysis- Vit K

Vitamin that causes Neonatal Jaundice- Vit K

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

Vitamin for wound healing- Vitamin C

Magenta red tongue is due to deficiency of Riboflavine

Raw beef tongue is due to deficiency of Niacin

Baldness of tongue due to deficiency of Vit B12

Vitamin that does not cross placenta- Vit D

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