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Vitamine B6

Constituents

Provenience

- animal: meat, liver, .. - vegetable: vegetables, cuticle of cereals ..

Action

is converted to pyridoxine phosphate a cofactor intervening in the transaminations, desaminations, decarboxylations

Estimated average needs

adult: 2mg / d

Deficiency

- convulsion of the infant - anemia - inflammation of the tongue (glossitis) - inflammation of the commissures of the lips