OBO ID: CHEBI:16709
Term Name: pyridoxine Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 2-methyl-3-hydroxy-4,5-dihydroxymethylpyridine
  • 3-hydroxy-4,5-bis(hydroxymethyl)-2-methylpyridine
  • 3-hydroxy-4,5-dimethylol-alpha-picoline
  • 4,5-bis(hydroxymethyl)-2-methylpyridin-3-ol
  • 5-hydroxy-6-methyl-3,4-pyridinedimethanol
  • Pyridoxine
  • Pyridoxol
  • vitamin B6
Definition: A hydroxymethylpyridine with hydroxymethyl groups at positions 4 and 5, a hydroxy group at position 3 and a methyl group at position 2. The 4-methanol form of vitamin B6, it is converted intoto pyridoxal phosphate which is a coenzyme for synthesis of amino acids, neurotransmitters, sphingolipids and aminolevulinic acid.
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Ontology: Chebi
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