vitamin K3


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vitamin K3

n
(Biochemistry) a former name for menadione
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Noun1.vitamin K3 - a form of vitamin K
antihemorrhagic factor, naphthoquinone, vitamin K - a fat-soluble vitamin that helps in the clotting of blood
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Vitamin K3 is the synthetic form used as supplementation.
Vitamin K exists as vitamin Kl (phylloquinone), which is abundant in many vegetables; vitamin K2 (menaquinone), which the body produces in the digestive tract and which is provided by some animal products; and vitamin K3, the synthetic form known as menadione.
(2) Vitamin and mineral premix for pre-starter phase (guarantee levels per kg feed): vitamin A: 8,000 IU, vitamin D3: 2,400 IU, vitamin E: 12.00 IU, vitamin K3: 2.00 mg, vitamin B1: 2.40 mg, vitamin B2: 6.00 mg, vitamin B6: 4.00 mg, vitamin B12: 14.00 [micro]g, niacin: 40.00 mg, pantothenic acid: 15.00 mg, folic acid: 1.00 mg, copper: 10.00 mg, iron: 50.00 mg, manganese: 70.00 mg, zinc: 50.00 mg, iodine: 1.20 mg, selenium: 0.20 mg, halquinol: 30.00 mg, monensin: 100 mg.
Vitamin K exists as vitamin K1 (phylloquinone), which is abundant in many vegetables; vitamin K2 (menaquinone), which the body produces in the digestive tract and which is provided by some animal products; and vitamin K3, the synthetic form known as menadione.
6 x 150 mm), the solvent was methanol, and UV detection was recorded at 325 nm for vitamin A, 265 nm for vitamin D3, 290 nm for vitamin E, and 244 nm for vitamin K3. Separation of all vitamins was based on isocratic elution and the solvent flow rate was maintained at 1 mL/min.
2Composition of vitamin and trace element premix was as follows per kilogram of premix: vitamin A, 9,000,000 IU; vitamin D3, 2,000,000 IU; vitamin B1, 1,800 mg; vitamin B2, 6,600 mg; vitamin B3, 10,000 mg; vitamin B6, 3,000 mg; vitamin B12,15 mg; vitamin E, 18,000 mg; vitamin K3, 2,000 mg; vitamin B9, 1,000 mg; vitamin B5, 30,000 mg; vitamin H2, 100 mg; folic acid, 21 mg; nicotinic acid, 65 mg; biotin, 14 mg; choline chloride, 500,000 mg; Mn, 100,000 mg; Zn, 85,000 mg; Fe, 50,000 mg; Cu, 10,000 mg; I, 1,000 mg; Se, 200 mg.
(2) Provides per kilogram of diet: vitamin A, 9,000 IU; vitamin D3, 2,000, IU; vitamin E, 18 IU; vitamin B1, 1.8 mg; vitamin B2, 6.6 mg B2,; vitamin B3, 10 mg; vitamin B5, 30 mg; vitamin B6, 3.0 mg; vitamin B9, 1 mg; vitamin B12, 1.5 mg; vitamin K3, 2 mg; vitamin H2, 0.01 mg; folic acid, 0.21 mg; nicotinic acid, 0.65 mg; biotin, 0.14 mg; choline chloride, 500 mg; Fe, 50 mg; Mn, 100 mg; Cu, 10 mg; Zn, 85 mg; I, 1 mg; Se, 0.2 mg.
A group of US urologists studied the combination of vitamin K3, 50 mg per day, plus vitamin C at 5,000 mg per day in treating prostate cancer patients who had failed standard therapy.
Vitamin K3 is the supplemental form of the nutrient and is converted to vitamin K after digestion.