(vitamin B6) a B vitamin needed for protein and fat metabolism, nerve function and releases energy from foods. It is essential for function of red blood cells and hemoglobin synthesis. Necessary for the production of amino acid-derived neurotransmitters such as norepinephrine, serotonin and dopamine. Helps assimilate fat and protein and helps promote proper synthesis of nucleic acids and works as a natural diuretic. B6 deficiency can cause many ailments including slow learning and visual disturbances. Low levels of this vitamin may also provoke epileptic seizures in people prone to them. The current RDA is 2 mg per day. You can find more information and obtain pyridoxine in our Liqui C+B Complex(tm), Liqui Carnitine(tm) and Nutri-Vite(tm) Mega Vitamins.
It is member of the B-complex group of vitamins also known as vitamin Bd. Three forms are known, phyridoxine, pyridoxal phosphate and pyridoxamine.
a B vitamin that is essential for metabolism of amino acids and starch
Cofactor in many cellular reactions, that aids in the metabolism of amino acids, etc. Note: Toxic in high doses; consult your nutritionist or health care professional.
Supplement used with isoniazid chemotherapy to help prevent neuropathy.
a vitamer of vitamin B6.
(Vitamin B-6): A B-complex vitamin that plays a role as a coenzyme in the breakdown and utilization of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. It facilitates the release of glycogen for energy from the liver and muscles. It also participates in the utilization of energy in the brain and nervous tissue and is essential for the regulation of the central nervous system.
A vitamin which supports glycogen and nitrogen metabolism; production and transport of amino acids; production and maintenance of red blood cells (hemoglobin) Essential for the body's utilization of protein. Needed for the production of red blood cells, nerve tissues, and antibodies. Women taking oral contraceptives have lower levels of B-6.
a form of vitamin B that helps prevent peripheral neuropathy side effects when used with certain drugs (e.g., isoniazid).
Pyridoxine is involved in more body function than almost any other nutrient. It is necessary for the production of Hydrochloric acid and the absorption of fats and proteins. Pyridoxine also aids in maintaining sodium and potassium balance as well as red blood cell formation. Pyridoxine activates many enzymes and aids in the absorption of Vitamin B12 in immune function and antibody production.
A B vitamin also known as vitamin B6
A vitamin which supports glycogen and nitrogen metabolism and the production and transport of amino acids; production and maintenance of red blood cell. Also is essential for the body's utilization of protein and needed for the production of red blood cells, nerve tissues, and antibodies.
Scientific name for Vitamin B-6.
The chemical name for vitamin B6. It is important for the freeing of energy from proteins and is present in poultry, fish, potatoes, liver and bananas. The daily requirement will depend upon the amount of proteins in the person's food.
One of the forms of vitamin B6.
Vitamin B6 is a water soluble vitamin essential for normal brain development and function, participating in the process of making important brain chemicals called neurotransmitters. B12, B6, and B9 (folic acid) work closely together to control blood levels of the amino acid homocysteine. Elevated levels of homocysteine appear to be linked to dementia and heart disease.
Vitamin B6, sometimes used to treat nausea in pregnancy or to manage premenstrual syndrome symptoms.
(Vitamin B6) Necessary for the synthesis & breakdown of amino acids, the building blocks of protein; aids in fat and carbohydrate metabolism; aids in the formation of antibodies; maintains the central nervous system; aids in the removal of excess fluid of premenstrual women; promotes healthy skin; reduces muscle spasms, leg cramps, hand numbness, nausea & stiffness of hands; helps maintain a proper balance of sodium & phosphorous in the body. Go to the Vitamins Dictionary and look up Vitamin B6.
See Vitamin B6.
Pyridoxine is one of the compounds that can be called vitamin B6, along with Pyridoxal and Pyridoxamine. It differs from pyridoxamine by the subsitituent at the '4' position. It is often used as 'pyridoxine hydrochloride'.