Term Name: vitamin B6 Search Ontology:
  • vitamin B-6
  • Vitamin B6
  • vitamin B6 vitamer
  • vitamin B6 vitamers
  • vitamina B6
  • vitamine B6
  • vitamins B6
Definition: Any member of the group of pyridines that exhibit biological activity against vitamin B6 deficiency. Vitamin B6 deficiency is associated with microcytic anemia, electroencephalographic abnormalities, dermatitis with cheilosis (scaling on the lips and cracks at the corners of the mouth) and glossitis (swollen tongue), depression and confusion, and weakened immune function. Vitamin B6 consists of the vitamers pyridoxine, pyridoxal, and pyridoxamine and their respective 5'-phosphate esters (and includes their corresponding ionized and salt forms).
Ontology: Chebi
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