Vitamin B5

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Vitamin B5 structure

Pantothenic acid ( vitamin B5) is part of coenzyme A .

Source[✎ edit | edit source]

Small amounts are in almost all foods contain a large amount of yeast, liver, meat, milk, whole grains and legumes. The daily recommended dose for adults: 6 mg

Deficit[✎ edit | edit source]

Lack is not present - described only when administered pantothenic acid antagonists and extremely malnourished people with symptoms of deficiency of other nutrients, is manifested hair follicle atrophy, loss of pigmentation, dermatitis .

Surplus[✎ edit | edit source]

Signs of excess are not known.

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Bibliography[✎ edit | edit source]

  • BENCKO, Vladimir, et al. Hygiene and epidemiology : selected chapters. 2. edition. Prague. 2008. ISBN 80-246-0793-X.