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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If inflammation in RA causes a vitamin B6 deficiency, the same mechanism most likely affects other inflammatory diseases.
Vascular-disease patients who take folic acid and vitamin B6 and B12 supplements do not lower their risk of heart attack, stroke or death from cardiovascular causes, a study in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests.
Behavioural problems are often linked to a lack of folic acid, which is found in leafy green vegetables and vitamin B6 from bananas, avocado, chicken and wholegrains.
Vitamin B6 is found in a wide variety of foods, including liver, pork, poultry, cod, bread, oatmeal, wheatgerm and rice, eggs, vegetables, soya beans, peanuts, milk, potatoes and some fortified breakfast cereals.
Vitamin B6 - which the Government has been trying to restrict - makes a difference to pre-menstrual symptoms, says a report by researchers from North Staffordshire Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent, and Keele University.
Many asthmatics respond well to vitamin B6, and a vitamin B complex supplement containing up to 25mg of vitamin B6 can be taken twice daily.
Vitamin B6 is an essential cofactor for the enzyme ornithine decarboxylase, the rate-limiting enzyme in the formation of putrescine, which in turn regulates osteoblast glucose-o-phosphate dehydrogenase activity and thus osteoblast NADPH concentrations (3-6).
For example, pyridoxal, better known as vitamin B6, collaborates with an enzyme that breaks down a form of starch into sugar.
[USA], Sept 2 (ANI): Researchers have found that taking vitamin B6 could help people to recall their dreams.
(https://www.everydayhealth.com/diet-nutrition/benefits-of-vitamin-b6.aspx) Vitamin B6 helps with proper brain development and can be a godsend for people who start to feel like zombies while working the night shift.
A comparison between the effects of ginger, pyridoxine (vitamin B6) and placebo for the treatment of the first trimester nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP).
The bioactive form of vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), pyridoxal-5-phosphate, has been used to treat various antipsychotic-induced movement disorders.