Definitions for "Pantothenic Acid"
(vitamin B5) a part of coenzyme A and is involved in the release of energy from carbohydrates. It is vital to the synthesis and degradation of sterols, fatty acids and steroid hormones. Pantothenic acid is also involved in the acetylation of choline into acetylcholine, an excitatory neurotransmitter. The current RDA is 10 mg per day. You can also find more information and obtain pantothenic acid in our Muscle Therapy(tm), Liqui C+B Complex(tm) and Nutri-Vite(tm) Mega Vitamins. We also include panthenol (a cosmetic form of pantothenic acid) in our thigh cream Cellulite ATTACK(tm).
An esssential nutrient involved in nutrient metabolism, present in dairy products, liver and whole grains.
A B vitamin that occurs naturally in yeast, liver, heart salmon, eggs and grains. It is part of coenzyme A, which is necessary for the Kreb's cycle and the conversion of amino acids and fats to carbohydrates.