Thiamin Diphosphate and Vitamin B1
Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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How to Cite
Schowen, S. K., Schowen, K. B. and Schowen, R. L. 2001. Thiamin Diphosphate and Vitamin B1. eLS.
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
Thiamin diphosphate is the active form of thiamin (vitamin B1) required as an enzyme cofactor to assist in fission and formation of carbon–carbon bonds in biosynthetic and bioenergetic reactions.
- vitamin B1;
- enzyme cofactor;
- bioenergetic reactions;
- carbon–carbon bond cleavage