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UC Riverside Biochemists Develop Technology To Increase Vitamin C In Plants

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- March 5, 2003 -- Biochemist Daniel R. Gallie at the University of California, Riverside and his... Read More


Definition noun, plural: vitamins A low molecular weight organic compound that is essential for normal growth and metabolic... Read More

Vitamins – Uses – Deficiency Problems – Sources

  Fat soluble vitamins Chemical name / other names Main Source(s) Functions /... Read More

Vitamin k

'''vitamin k (Science: biochemistry) A fat soluble vitamin that plays an important role in blood clotting. In 1934, danish... Read More

Vitamin D Levels Linked to Asthma Severity

New research provides evidence for a link between vitamin D insufficiency and asthma severity.   Serum levels of... Read More

Vitamin B6

Definition noun A B vitamin nutrient obtained from meat, vegetables, tree nuts, bananas, and serves as a cofactor in various... Read More

Vitamin B complex

Definition noun (pharmacology) A supplement containing the eight B vitamins, particularly thiamin (vitamin B1), riboflavin... Read More

Many Seniors Are Still Not Meeting The Recommended Intake Of Vitamin K

February 12, 2007 — In a recent article in Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care, Sarah Booth, PhD,... Read More

Lizards Bask In The Sun For A Vitamin D Boost

April 21, 2009 — Keeping warm isn't the only reason lizards and other cold-blooded critters bask in the sun. According to... Read More

Fat-soluble vitamin

Definition noun, plural: fat-soluble vitamins Any from the group of vitamins that are insoluble in water but soluble in fat... Read More

Vitamin A activates gene to guide kidney development

Failure to activate ret gene may explain effect of vitamin A deficiency on kidney development Vitamin A deficiency during... Read More

High Doses Of Vitamin E Supplements Do More Harm Than Good

 NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 10 - Daily vitamin E doses of 400 international units (IU) or more can increase the risk of death and... Read More


Enzymes can break down complicated large molecules into simpler smaller ones, they can combine small molecules or atoms to... Read More


Definition noun A member of the B vitamins, found in raw egg yolk, liver, peanuts, leafy green vegetables, and is involved... Read More

Vitamin B9

Definition noun A B vitamin that can be obtained from dark, leafy vegetables, pasta, bread, cereal, and liver, and is... Read More

Water-soluble vitamin

Definition noun, plural: water-soluble vitamins Any of the group of vitamins that dissolve in water and excreted rather... Read More


Definition noun A member of the B vitamins that is used in the production of fatty acids, steroids and cholesterol, and... Read More

Low Vitamin E Intake During Pregnancy Can Lead To Childhood Asthma

Children whose mothers had a low intake of vitamin E during pregnancy are more likely to develop wheezing and asthma by age... Read More


Definition noun A yellow, fat-soluble vitamin with a formula: C20H30O, present in fish oils and green vegetables, and... Read More


Definition noun A form of vitamin a with formula C20H28O, found mainly in the retina and liver of freshwater... Read More

Ascorbic acid

Definition noun A naturally-occurring, water-soluble organic compound with antioxidant properties Supplement Ascorbic acid... Read More

Fight Osteoporosis: Bone Up On B12

Women are about four times more likely than men to develop osteoporosis, or weak, porous bones. But a new study links... Read More

Status of lipid peroxidation, glutathione, ascorbic acid, vitamin E and antioxidant enzymes in patients with osteoarthritis

Status of lipid peroxidation, glutathione, ascorbic acid, vitamin E and antioxidant enzymes in patients with... Read More

Function of Vitamin A in Vertebrate Embryonic Development

The elucidation of how vitamin A exerts its pleiotropic effects has become a molecular biology–driven endeavor for many... Read More

Vitamin b12

Definition noun A cobalt-containing B vitamin that is involved in cellular metabolism carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins,... Read More

Benefits and Requirements of Vitamin D for Optimal Health: A Review

Vitamin D sufficiency is required for optimal health. The conditions with strong evidence for a protective effect of... Read More

The secret life of algae

A fundamental process that has puzzled researchers for many years has been explained by UK scientists. Some simple plants... Read More

Enzyme discovery sheds light on vitamin D

Surprising findings by Queen's researchers have shed new light on how the "sunshine vitamin" D - increasingly... Read More

Vitamin Bx

Definition noun A term for para-aminobenzoic acid, a factor in the vitamin B complex. Supplement Para-aminobenzoic acid or... Read More

Vitamin k2

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Flavin mononucleotide

Definition noun plural: flavin mononucleotides fla·vin mon·o·nu·cle·o·tide, ˌmɒnəʊˈnjuːklɪəˌtaɪd A... Read More

Folates more effective in limiting Alzheimer’s disease risk than antioxidants, other nutrients

Major Observational Study Points to Importance of Healthy Diet for Long-Term Brain Health Irvine, Calif., Aug. 12, 2005 -... Read More

Pre-Diagnostic Circulating Vitamin D Concentration May Possibly Lower the Risk of Colon Cancer Based on a Cohort Study in Western European Population

Summary by Vicki Mozo Vitamin D can be obtained both by dietary supplementary and by endogenous synthesis as stimulated by... Read More


Definition noun One of the B vitamins that can be obtained from pork, oatmeal, brown rice, vegetables, potatoes, liver,... Read More


Definition noun A methylated phenol that has vitamin E activity, and is present in wheat-germ oil, milk, lettuce, egg yolk,... Read More


Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough and... Read More

High polyunsaturated fat and vitamin E intake may halve motor neurone disease risk

A high dietary intake of polyunsaturated fat and vitamin E seems to halve the risk of developing motor neurone disease,... Read More

Calcium And Vitamin D Supplements Don’t Affect Heart Disease Risk, Study Suggests

Calcium/vitamin D supplementation neither increased nor decreased heart disease and stroke risk in generally healthy... Read More