Chapter 10. Vitamin K

  1. G.F.M. Ball

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774571.ch10

Vitamins: Their Role in the Human Body

Vitamins: Their Role in the Human Body

How to Cite

Ball, G.F.M. (2004) Vitamin K, in Vitamins: Their Role in the Human Body, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774571.ch10

Author Information

  1. Consultant, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 NOV 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632064786

Online ISBN: 9780470774571

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Keywords:

  • plasma transport;
  • phylloquinone;
  • dietary vitamin K;
  • catabolism;
  • brussels sprouts

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Historical overview

  • Chemistry

  • Dietary sources

  • Absorption, Transport and Metabolism

  • Biochemical and Physiological Functions

  • Vitamin K Deficiency

  • Further Reading

  • References