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B Vitamins and Folate: Chemistry, Analysis, Function and Effects Editor: Victor R Preedy


Publication details


Print publication date
23 Oct 2012
Copyright year
2013
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-369-4
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-471-4

About this book

B Vitamins and Folate covers thiamine, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, pyridoxine, biotin, cobalamin and folate. The book begins with an overview covering the historical context of B vitamins, disease and fortification effects. Coverage then includes chemistry, biochemistry and metabolism across the vitamins and related compounds; analysis including spectrofluorimetry, isotope dilution mass spectrometry, chromatography; and finishes with the functional effects in humans including in strokes, epilepsy, dementia and kidney disease. Written by an expert team, this book provides a fascinating insight for those with an interest in the health and nutritional sciences.