vitamins


vitamins
Low-molecular weight organic compounds of which small amounts are essential components of the food supply for a particular animal or plant. For humans Vitamin A, the B series, C, D1 and D2, E, and K are required. Deficiencies of one or more vitamins in the nutrient supply result in deficiency diseases.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • vitamins — vitamins. См. витамины. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • vitamins K2 — vitamin K2 vitamin K2, vitamins K2 vitamins K2 . one of the two K vitamins, actually a mixture of homologous fat soluble substituted naphthoquinones (called {menaquinones}), ({C11H7O2[C5H8]nH}), where n may be 1 to 13 but is mostly 7 to 9. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vitamins — The word vitamin was coined in 1911 by the Warsaw born biochemist Casimir Funk (1884 1967). At the Lister Institute in London, Funk isolated a substance that prevented nerve inflammation (neuritis) in chickens raised on a diet deficient in that… …   Medical dictionary

  • vitamins — n. to take vitamins * * * to take vitamins …   Combinatory dictionary

  • vitamins — ▪ Table The vitamins vitamin alternative names/forms biological function symptoms of deficiency Water soluble thiamin vitamin B1 component of a coenzyme in carbohydrate metabolism; supports normal nerve function impairment of the nerves and heart …   Universalium

  • vitamins — mega·vitamins; …   English syllables

  • vitamins — vitaminai statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Biologiškai aktyvios medžiagos, būtinos organizmo gyvybinei veiklai palaikyti. atitikmenys: angl. vitamins rus. витамины …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • vitamins — vitaminai statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Biologiškai veiklūs organiniai junginiai, būtini normaliai organizmo medžiagų apykaitai ir gyvybinei veiklai. Organizmui jų reikia labai nedaug (paros norma nuo kelių mikrogramų iki… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • vitamins — vi·ta·min || vaɪtÉ™mɪn / vɪtÉ™ n. natural or manmade organic substances necessary for physical development and functioning …   English contemporary dictionary

  • VITAMINS — …   Useful english dictionary


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