Vitamin B5 (Pentothanic acid)

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A water-soluble vitamin which belongs to the B-vitamin complex. Pantothenic acid acts as a precursor for the synthesis of coenzyme A (CoA) and serves as an acyl carrier protein. CoA is essential to numerous metabolic pathways that sustain life.


OpeN-Global, 2024