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Chapter 6

Nomenclature of Vitamin A and Related Metabolites

Vitamins are organic substances which may be fat-soluble or water-soluble and are required in microquantities for the normal body growth, development and function. Vitamins are not synthesized in the human body but occur naturally in specific foods. In 1912, Casimir Funk (Funk 1912) discovered a sub...
Print publication date: 30 Aug 2012
Copyright year: 2012
Print ISBN: 978-1-84973-368-7
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84973-550-6