Chemical Name, Sources and Deficiency Diseases of Biotin and Pantothenic acid

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Chemical Name : Biotin

Chemical structure of biotin (vitamin H/B 7 ).

Chemical structure of biotin (vitamin H/B 7 ). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Sources : Pulses, nuts, vegetables, liver and kidney.

Deficiency Diseases : Muscle pains, nervous disorders, fatigue Biotin is present in the pulses, nuts, vegetables, liver and kidney. It is required for the protein metabolism. Deficiency of the biotin causes muscle pains, fatigue, nervous system disorders and mental depression.

English: Symptoms of biotin or panthotenic aci...

English: Symptoms of biotin or panthotenic acid deficiency in chicken (chicks 11-days old on a multivitamin deficient commercial diet from day 1) : crusty lesion on the top of the toe (arrow) Walon: Senes del mancance di biyotene u d’ seur pantotenike a des poyons di 11 djoûs ki magnèt ene farene di martchand, ki manke di sacwants vitamenes, dispu l’ prumî djoû : sôre di crape al betchete do doet, el plaece del grawe (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Chemical Name : Pantothenic acid

Sources : Fresh vegetables, liver, kidney, yeast, egg yolk, meat, sweet potatoes and ground nuts.

Deficiency Diseases : Burning feet Pantothenic acid is present in fresh vegetables, liver, kidney, yeast, egg yolk, meat, sweet potatoes and ground nuts. It is required for the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and fats. The deficiency of this vitamin causes burning sensation of feet in the human beings.

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