This chapter deals with the introduction, classification and biological functions of vitamins. The deficiencies caused by water-insoluble vitamins such as vitamin-A, vitamin-D, vitamin-E and vitamin-K and water-soluble vitamins such as vitamin-C and the vitamin-B complex have been discussed in detail. The structure and properties of various types of vitamins are also part of this subject.
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Cite this chapter as:Nagendra Nath Yadav, Archana Pareek, Sonam Tashi Khom ;
Structure and Biological Function of Vitamins, Biochemistry: Fundamentals and Bioenergetics (2021) 1: 214. https://doi.org/10.2174/9781681088471121010009
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