Chemical Name, Sources and Deficiency Diseases of Biotin and Pantothenic acid

Chemical Name, Sources and Deficiency Diseases of Biotin and Pantothenic acid

Chemical Name : Biotin Sources : Pulses, nuts, vegetables, liver and kidney. Deficiency Diseases : Muscle pains, nervous disorders, fatigue Biotin is present in the pulses, nuts, vegetables, liver and kidney. It is required for the protein metabolism. Deficiency of the biotin causes muscle pains, fatigue, nervous system disorders and mental depression. Chemical Name : […]

Vitamin B3 : Chemical Name, Sources and Deficiency Diseases

The Chemical Name of Vitamin B3 is Nicotinic acid or niacin. Sources of Vitamin B3 : The major sources of VItamin B3 are Kidney, liver, meat, poultry, fish, legumes and ground nut. Diseases due to Vitamin B3 Deficiency: Pellagra is a diseases that occurs due to the deficiency of Niacin. Daily requirements of vitamin B3 : (in milligrams) […]