pantothenic acid

pantothenic acid
n. a vitamin of the B complex, found in rice, bran, and many other foods, and essential for the oxidation of fats and carbohydrates.
Etymology: Gk pantothen from every side

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  • Pantothenic acid — is vitamin B5, one of the less well known B vitamins, perhaps because it is widely distributed in nature. Pantothenic acid is virtually ubiquitous. It is present in foods as diverse as poultry, soybeans, yogurt, and sweet potatoes. No naturally… …   Medical dictionary

  • pantothenic acid — pantothenic acid. См. витамин В5. (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.

  • pantothenic acid — [pan΄tō then′ik] n. [Gr pantothen, from every side < pantos (see PANTO ) + IC] a yellow, viscous oil, C9H17NO5, a member of the vitamin B complex, widely distributed in animal and plant tissues and prepared synthetically: thought to be… …   English World dictionary

  • Pantothenic acid — Chembox new ImageFile=Pantothenic acid structure.svg ImageSize=300px IUPACName=3 [(2,4 dihydroxy 3, 3 dimethyl 1 oxobutyl) amino] propanoic acid OtherNames= Section1= Chembox Identifiers CASNo=137 08 6 PubChem=988… …   Wikipedia

  • pantothenic acid — /pan teuh then ik, pan /, Biochem. a hydroxy acid, C9H17O5N, found in plant and animal tissues, rice, bran, etc., that is part of the B complex of vitamins and is essential for cell growth. [1930 35; < Gk pántothen from all quarters (panto PANTO… …   Universalium

  • pantothenic acid — a B vitamin that is a constituent of coenzyme A. It plays an important role in the transfer of acetyl groups in the body. Pantothenic acid is widely distributed in food and a deficiency is therefore unlikely to occur …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • pantothenic acid — pantoteno rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė HOCH₂C(CH₃)₂CH(OH)CONHCH₂CH₂COOH atitikmenys: angl. pantothenic acid; vitamin B₃ rus. витамин B₃; пантотеновая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – 3 (2,4 dihidroksi 3,3 dimetilbutanoilamino)propano… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • pantothenic acid — noun Etymology: Greek pantothen from all sides, from pant , pas all more at pan Date: 1933 a viscous oily acid C9H17NO5 of the vitamin B complex found in all living tissues …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pantothenic acid — pan′to•then′ic ac′id [[t]ˈpæn təˈθɛn ɪk, ˌpæn [/t]] n. biochem. nut a hydroxy acid, C9H17O5N, that is a component of the vitamin B complex, abundant in liver, yeast, and bran • Etymology: 1930–35; < Gk pántothen from all quarters (panto panto… …   From formal English to slang

  • pantothenic acid — /ˌpæntəθɛnɪk ˈæsəd/ (say .pantuhthenik asuhd) noun an oily hydroxy acid, HOCH2C(CH)2CHOHCONHCH2CH2COOH, found in plant and animal tissues, rice, bran, etc., which is essential for cell growth, and is a constituent of coenzyme A …  

  • pantothenic acid — a B vitamin essential in the diet of many cultured species …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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