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