B-vitamins, homocysteine metabolism and CVD.


The present review focuses on the B-vitamins, i.e. folate, vitamin B12, vitamin B6 and riboflavin, that are involved in homocysteine metabolism. Homocysteine is a S-containing amino acid and its plasma concentrations can be raised by various constitutive, genetic and lifestyle factors, by inadequate nutrient status and as a result of systemic disease and… (More)


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@article{Strain2004BvitaminsHM, title={B-vitamins, homocysteine metabolism and CVD.}, author={J J Strain and Le Roy C Dowey and Mary Ward and Kristina Pentieva and Helene McNulty}, journal={The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society}, year={2004}, volume={63 4}, pages={597-603} }