Chapter 11. Thiamin (Vitamin B1)

  1. G.F.M. Ball

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774571.ch11

Vitamins: Their Role in the Human Body

Vitamins: Their Role in the Human Body

How to Cite

Ball, G.F.M. (2004) Thiamin (Vitamin B1), in Vitamins: Their Role in the Human Body, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774571.ch11

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:

  • large intestine;
  • thiamin;
  • decarboxylation;
  • transketolation;
  • brain homeostasis

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Historical Overview

  • Chemistry and Biological Activity

  • Dietary Sources and Bioavailability

  • Absorption, Transport and Metabolism

  • Biochemical Functions

  • Neurophysiological Functions

  • Vitamin B1 Deficiency

  • Nutritional Aspects

  • Further Reading

  • References