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Vitamin B6 refers tae a group o chemically seemilar compoonds which can be interconvertit in biological seestems. Vitamin B6 is pairt o the vitamin B group o essential nutrients. Its active form, pyridoxal 5′-phosphate, serves as a coenzyme in some 100 enzyme reactions in amino acid, glucose, an lipid metabolism.[1]

Vitamin B6
Drog cless
The chemical structur o pyridoxal phosphate, a form o vitamin B6.
Class identifiers
Uise Vitamin B6 deficiency
ATC code A11HA02
Biological target enzyme cofactor
Clinical data International Drug Names
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MeSH D025101
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  1. "Vitamin B6". Micronutrient Information Center, Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. May 2014. Retrieved 7 March 2017.