CHEBI:27306 - vitamin B6

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ChEBI Name vitamin B6
ChEBI ASCII Name vitamin B6
Definition Any member of the group of pyridines that exhibit biological activity against vitamin B6 deficiency. Vitamin B6 deficiency is associated with microcytic anemia, electroencephalographic abnormalities, dermatitis with cheilosis (scaling on the lips and cracks at the corners of the mouth) and glossitis (swollen tongue), depression and confusion, and weakened immune function. Vitamin B6 consists of the vitamers pyridoxine, pyridoxal, and pyridoxamine and their respective 5'-phosphate esters (and includes their corresponding ionized and salt forms).
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): water-soluble vitamin (role)
Any vitamin that dissolves in water and readily absorbed into tissues for immediate use. Unlike the fat-soluble vitamins, they are not stored in the body and need to be replenished regularly in the diet and will rarely accumulate to toxic levels since they are quickly excreted from the body via urine.
(via B vitamin )
Application(s): nutraceutical
A product in capsule, tablet or liquid form that provide essential nutrients, such as a vitamin, an essential mineral, a protein, an herb, or similar nutritional substance.
(via B vitamin )
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing vitamin B6 (CHEBI:27306) is a B vitamin (CHEBI:75769)
vitamin B6 (CHEBI:27306) is a pyridines (CHEBI:26421)
Incoming vitamin B complex (CHEBI:75782) has part vitamin B6 (CHEBI:27306)
4-pyridoxate (CHEBI:30959) is a vitamin B6 (CHEBI:27306)
4-pyridoxic acid (CHEBI:17405) is a vitamin B6 (CHEBI:27306)
5'-O-β-D-glucosylpyridoxine (CHEBI:17382) is a vitamin B6 (CHEBI:27306)
pyridoxal (CHEBI:17310) is a vitamin B6 (CHEBI:27306)
pyridoxal hydrochloride (CHEBI:131529) is a vitamin B6 (CHEBI:27306)
pyridoxal(1+) (CHEBI:131530) is a vitamin B6 (CHEBI:27306)
pyridoxamine (CHEBI:16410) is a vitamin B6 (CHEBI:27306)
pyridoxamine dihydrochloride (CHEBI:131532) is a vitamin B6 (CHEBI:27306)
pyridoxamine hydrochloride (CHEBI:131531) is a vitamin B6 (CHEBI:27306)
pyridoxamine(2+) (CHEBI:131533) is a vitamin B6 (CHEBI:27306)
pyridoxaminium(1+) (CHEBI:57761) is a vitamin B6 (CHEBI:27306)
pyridoxine (CHEBI:16709) is a vitamin B6 (CHEBI:27306)
pyridoxine hydrochloride (CHEBI:30961) is a vitamin B6 (CHEBI:27306)
vitamin B6 phosphate (CHEBI:36970) is a vitamin B6 (CHEBI:27306)
vitamin B6 phosphate anion (CHEBI:176894) is a vitamin B6 (CHEBI:27306)
Synonyms Sources
vitamin B-6 JCBN
Vitamin B6 ChEBI
vitamin B6 vitamer ChEBI
vitamin B6 vitamers ChEBI
vitamina B6 ChEBI
vitamine B6 ChEBI
vitamins B6 ChEBI
Last Modified
22 July 2021