Vitamin K

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  • Planning
  • All micronutrient interventions
  • Biochemical
  • Diet


A fat-soluble vitamin which functions as a co-enzyme during the synthesis of several proteins involved in the coagulation process. Importantly, these proteins include prothrombin. In individuals with vitamin K deficiency, the “prothrombin time” increases, and in severe cases can lead to haemorrhage. Vitamin K is also important for the and in the metabolism of bone.


OpeN-Global, 2029