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Vitamin B-6

Vitamin B-6 or pyridoxine as it is called, belongs to the class of vitamins, called B-complex. It is a water-soluble vitamin that exists in three forms: pyridoxine, pyridoxal, and pyridoxamine. Pyridoxine is the most commonly used form in vitamin supplements. The chemical name for pyridoxine is 2-methyl-3-OH-4, 5-dihydroxymet pyrinidine. The other two forms of the vitamin contain an aldehyde group (py ... Read More


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