Chapter 4. Background Biochemistry

  1. G.F.M. Ball

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774571.ch4

Vitamins: Their Role in the Human Body

Vitamins: Their Role in the Human Body

How to Cite

Ball, G.F.M. (2004) Background Biochemistry, in Vitamins: Their Role in the Human Body, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774571.ch4

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:

  • biochemistry;
  • electron transport;
  • gluconeogenesis;
  • hexose monophosphate shunt;
  • amino acid

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Major degradation pathways in which B-group vitamins are involved as coenzymes

  • Amino Acid Utilization

  • Defences against Free Radicals and Other Reactive Species

  • Haemostasis

  • Atherosclerosis

  • Further Reading

  • References