Vitamin B6 or pyridoxine is a water-soluble vitamin useful in the production of antibodies and white blood cells.
Vitamin B6 assists the absorption of vitamin B12. B6 is involved in a number of enzymatic reactions and in protein synthesis.
Deficiencies occur in lactose intolerance or coeliac disease, diabetes or in the elderly. Symptoms include anaemia, skin or nervous disorders.
At a Glance...
Vitamin B6 is involved in nerve transmission, energy production, and many biochemical reactions.
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