Vitamin B1

Dr Daniel J Bell and Dr Craig Hacking et al.

Vitamin B1 (thiamine) is a water soluble vitamin that is an important coenzyme for two reactions in the citric acid cycle (Kreb cycle). It therefore is vital for cellular ATP production, particularly in the central nervous system.

Related pathology

Pathological manifestations only occur with thiamine deficiency.

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rID: 49235
Section: Pathology
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • thiamine

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