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Pyridoxine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pyridoxine
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.725.676.925.875
Unique ID
D011736
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011736
Annotation
deficiency: coordinate PYRIDOXINE /‌defic (IM) with VITAMIN B 6 DEFICIENCY (IM)
Scope Note
The 4-methanol form of VITAMIN B 6 which is converted to PYRIDOXAL PHOSPHATE which is a coenzyme for synthesis of amino acids, neurotransmitters (serotonin, norepinephrine), sphingolipids, aminolevulinic acid. Although pyridoxine and Vitamin B 6 are still frequently used as synonyms, especially by medical researchers, this practice is erroneous and sometimes misleading (EE Snell; Ann NY Acad Sci, vol 585 pg 1, 1990).
Entry Term(s)
Pyridoxin
Pyridoxine Hydrochloride
Pyridoxol
Pyridoxol Hydrochloride
Rodex
Pharm Action
Vitamin B Complex
Registry Number
KV2JZ1BI6Z
Related Numbers
58-56-0
65-23-6
68Y4CF58BV
CAS Type 1 Name
3,4-Pyridinedimethanol, 5-hydroxy-6-methyl-
NLM Classification #
QU 187
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Pyridoxine Preferred
Rodex Narrower
Pyridoxine Hydrochloride Narrower
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