pyridoxal


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pyr·i·dox·al

 (pĭr′ĭ-dŏk′səl)
n.
An aldehyde, C8H9NO3, that is one of several forms of vitamin B6.

pyridoxal

(ˌpɪrɪˈdɒksəl)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem a naturally occurring derivative of pyridoxine that is a precursor of a coenzyme (pyridoxal phosphate) involved in several enzymic reactions. Formula: (CH2OH)(CHO)C5HN(OH)(CH3)
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Noun1.pyridoxal - a B vitamin that is essential for metabolism of amino acids and starchpyridoxal - 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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A kit for determining the activity of aspartate aminotransferase in serum and blood plasma by uv kinetic method without pyridoxal phosphate, ifcc.
Studying the antiemetic effect of vitamin B6 for morning sickness: pyridoxine and pyridoxal are prodrugs.
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One disadvantage of this process is that precursors especially L-Ser and Pyridoxal Phosphate (PLP) are expensive.
Aspartate aminotransferase kit {International Federation of Clinical Chemistry (IFCC)} without pyridoxal phosphate activation.
INH exerts toxicity by inhibiting pyridoxine kinase, the enzyme responsible for the production of pyridoxal phosphate, the active form of pyridoxine.
Chronic alcoholics are often deficient in pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (vitamin [B.
The pyridine ring occurs naturally in biological compounds such as azines and in vitamins such as pyridoxal and niacin.
Each subunit tightly attaches to one molecule of pyridoxal 5'-phosphate.
Pawpaw is regarded as an outstanding source of ascorbic acid, riboflavin and a fair source of iron, calcium, thiamin, nicotinic acid, pantothen, pyridoxal and naphthaquinone.
A randomized multicenter trial (N=214) found that adding a supplement containing L-methylfolate 3 mg, pyridoxal 5-phosphate 35 mg, and methylcobalamin 2 mg twice daily to other medications (eg, pregabalin, gabapentin, or duloxetine) improved symptoms of diabetic neuropathy.