menaquinone


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men·a·qui·none

 (mĕn′ə-kwĭ-nōn′, -kwĭn′ōn′)

menaquinone

(ˌmɛnəkwɪˈnəʊn)
n
(Biochemistry) a form of vitamin K synthesized by bacteria in the intestine or in putrefying organic matter. Also: vitamin K2
[C20: from me(thyl)-na(phtho)quinone]
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Fermented dairy products may have beneficial effects against diabetes through probiotic bacteria and a special form of vitamin K (part of the menaquinone family) associated with fermentation.
In addition, fermented dairy products may exert beneficial effects against diabetes through probiotic bacteria and a special form of vitamin K (part of the menaquinone family) associated with fermentation.
Danisco Introduces ActivK MK-7, a Long Chained Menaquinone
A High Menaquinone Intake Reduces the Incidence of Coronary Heart Disease," Nutr.
Vitamin K exists in two natural forms: vitamin K1, or phylloquinone, found largely in green leafy vegetables, as well as some vegetable oils, such as canola and soybean oils; and vitamin K2, or menaquinone, for which meat and cheese are the primary dietary sources.
21 Menaquinone is a member of which group of vitamins?
Internal calibrators commonly used include menaquinone 6 (MK6), menaquinone 4 (vitamin [K.
9 Phylloquinone and menaquinone are forms of which vitamin necessary for blood clotting?
Vitamin K comprises three main forms: vitamin K1 or phylloquinone which is found in green plants; vitamin K2 or the menaquinone family which is synthesised by bacteria in the large intes tine; and vitamin K3 or menadione which is a synthetic, water-soluble form that has been utilised in animal feeds.