vitamin B6

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vitamin B6

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(Elements & Compounds) another name for pyridoxine
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Noun1.vitamin B6 - a B vitamin that is essential for metabolism of amino acids and starchvitamin B6 - a B vitamin that is essential for metabolism of amino acids and starch
B complex, B vitamin, B-complex vitamin, vitamin B, vitamin B complex, B - originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins
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Vitamin [B.sub.6] (active 3 hydroxy-2-methylpyridine derivatives) is an essential precursor of pyridoxal (PL) and pyridoxamine phosphate coenzymes of a wide variety of enzymes of intermediary metabolism (1).