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Forms the coenzyme PLP
Forms coenzyme Biocytin
This vitamin is associated with the conversion of proline to hydroxyproline
Forms the coenzyme forms methylcobalamin and deoxyadenosylcobalamin
This vitamin is largely responsible for calcium absorption in the small intestine during the digestive process
Vitamin D is converted from _____________ in the liver to a hydroxylated form before being transported to the kidneys.
Deficiency of this vitamin often results in the disease known as Scurvy.
Forms coenzyme forms FAD and FMN
This vitamin is essential for the formation of prothrombin.
Forms the coenzyme TTP
Hypervitaminosis of this vitamin subsequently can lead to Vitamin K deficiency.
Which vitamin deficieny results in rickets/osteomalacia?
One of the functions of this vitamin is maintenance of the myelin sheath in nerve cells.
This coenzyme functions as a carrier of carbon dioxide. More specifically, it is involved in the acetyl CoA carboxylase reaction of fatty acid biosynthesis.
TPP & this coenzyme work together as coenzymes for the pyruvate dehydrogenase complex
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alpha-tocopherol is the most common active form of which vitamin?
Hypervitaminosis of this vitamin results in epilepsy, skin disorders, and respiratory disorders.
Phylloquinones and Menaquinones are classes of which vitamin?
Hypervitaminosis of this vitamin results in hypercalcemia.
This coenzyme functions as a carrier of one carbon unit.
Forms coenzyme THF
This vitamin functions primarily as an antioxidant in the cell membrane.
Megaloblastic Anemia is a disease associated with which vitamin?
Deficiency of this vitamin is often associated with neural tube defects.
Forms Coenzyme A
Deficiencies of this vitamin result in many disorders that manifest themselves in the oral cavity inculding: Glossitis, Stomatitis, Cheliosis, and Dermatitis.
Forms coenzyme forms NADH & NADPH
Pernicious Anemia is a disease asscoaited with deficency of which vitamin?
Taking even just 3x the RDA of this vitamin during pregnancy can cause teratogenic effects on a fetus
This is a vitamin-like compound that aids in the transport of fatty acids into the mitochondria.

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