CHEBI:33229 - vitamin (role)

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ChEBI Name vitamin (role)
Definition A biochemical role played by any micronutrient that is an organic compound. Vitamins are present in foods in small amounts and are essential to normal metabolism and biochemical functions, usually as coenzymes. The term "vitamines" (from vita + amines) was coined in 1912 by Casimir Funk, who believed that these compounds were amines.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:27305, CHEBI:10004
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing vitamin (role) (CHEBI:33229) is a biochemical role (CHEBI:52206)
vitamin (role) (CHEBI:33229) is a micronutrient (CHEBI:27027)
Incoming fat-soluble vitamin (role) (CHEBI:24020) is a vitamin (role) (CHEBI:33229)
water-soluble vitamin (role) (CHEBI:27314) is a vitamin (role) (CHEBI:33229)
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vitamin ChEBI
vitamina ChEBI
vitaminas ChEBI
vitamine ChEBI
vitamines ChEBI
vitamins ChEBI
vitaminum ChEBI
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18 August 2021