- * * *The β-alanine amide of pantoic acid. A growth substance widely distributed in plant and animal tissues, and essential for growth of a number of organisms; deficiency in diet causes a dermatitis in chicks and rats and achromotrichia in the latter; a precursor to coenzyme A. SYN: antidermatitis factor.
* * *pan·to·then·ic acid .pant-ə-.then-ik- n a viscous oily acid C9H17NO5 that belongs to the vitamin B complex, occurs usu. combined (as in coenzyme A) in all living tissues and esp. liver, is made synthetically, and is essential for the growth of various animals and microorganisms
* * *a B vitamin that is a constituent of coenzyme A. It plays an important role in the transfer of acetyl groups in the body. Pantothenic acid is widely distributed in food and a deficiency is therefore unlikely to occur.
* * *pan·to·then·ic ac·id (pan″to-thenґik) the amide of β-alanine and pantoic acid, a B complex vitamin that is a constituent of coenzyme A; it is distributed ubiquitously in foods, and a deficiency syndrome has not been demonstrated in humans except by experimental administration of the pantothenic acid antagonist ω-methylpantothenic acid.
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pantothenic acid — pantothenic acid. См. витамин В5. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) … Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.
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