Roles of vitamins B5, B8, B9, B12 and molybdenum cofactor at cellular and organismal levels

Rebeille, F. and Ravanel, S. and Marquet, A. and Mendel, R.R. and Smith, A.G. and Warren, M.J. (2007) Roles of vitamins B5, B8, B9, B12 and molybdenum cofactor at cellular and organismal levels. Natural Product Reports, 24 (5). pp. 949-962. ISSN 0265-0568 . (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Many efforts have been made in recent decades to understand how coenzymes, including vitamins, are synthesised in organisms. In the present review, we describe the most recent findings about the biological roles of five coenzymes: folate (vitamin B9), pantothenate (vitamin B5), cobalamin (vitamin B12), biotin (vitamin B8) and molybdenum cofactor (Moco). In the first part, we will emphasise their biological functions, including the specific roles found in some organisms. In the second part we will present some nutritional aspects and potential strategies to enhance the cofactor contents in organisms of interest.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Biosciences
Depositing User: Suzanne Duffy
Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2008 08:57
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2010 14:06
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/2323 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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