Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) normal function of the nervous system, red blood cell formation, the immune system, and psychological functions. Read More
Vitamin B6 is a water-soluble vitamin. There are three different natural forms of vitamin B6, namely pyridoxine, pyridoxamine, and pyridoxal, all of which are normally present in foods. For human metabolism, the active derivative of the vitamin, pyridoxal 5`-phosphate (PLP), is of major importance as the metabolically active coenzyme form (1, 2, 3, 41).
Authored by Dr Peter Engel in 2010, reviewed and revised by Angelika Friedel on 14.06.2017
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