Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)
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Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)

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Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) is a water-soluble vitamin which serves a key role in the synthesis of CoA (coenzyme A), a cofactor in many metabolic reactions. It is also plays a role in fatty acid synthesis, as it is a cofactor for the enzyme fatty acid synthase (FAS).

Vitamin B5 Deficiency leads to symptoms of gastroenteritis (diarrhea), adrenal insufficiency, dermatitis, and alopecia.

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