Vitamin B6: a molecule for human health?

  title={Vitamin B6: a molecule for human health?},
  author={Hanjo H Hellmann and Sutton L. Mooney},
  volume={15 1},
Vitamin B6 is an intriguing molecule that is involved in a wide range of metabolic, physiological and developmental processes. Based on its water solubility and high reactivity when phosphorylated, it is a suitable co-factor for many biochemical processes. Furthermore the vitamin is a potent antioxidant, rivaling carotenoids or tocopherols in its ability to quench reactive oxygen species. It is therefore not surprising that the vitamin is essential and unquestionably important for the cellular… CONTINUE READING

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