PantothenateAka: Pantothenate, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B5
Pantothenic Acid (C0030342)
|Definition (NCI)||A water-soluble vitamin ubiquitously found in plants and animal tissues with antioxidant property. Vitamin B5 is a component of coenzyme A (CoA) and a part of the vitamin B2 complex. Vitamin B5 is a growth factor and is essential for various metabolic functions, including the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, and fatty acids. This vitamin is also involved in the synthesis of cholesterol, lipids, neurotransmitters, steroid hormones, and hemoglobin.|
|Definition (NCI_NCI-GLOSS)||A nutrient in the vitamin B complex that the body needs in small amounts to function and stay healthy. Pantothenic acid helps some enzymes use foods and make many substances used in the body and protects cells against damage from peroxides. It is found in almost all plant and animal foods. Pantothenic acid is water-soluble (can dissolve in water) and must be taken in every day.|
|Definition (NCI_CRCH)||Water-soluble vitamin that is a component of coenzyme A and phosphopantetheine, which are involved in fatty acid metabolism. (DRI)|
|Definition (MSH)||A butyryl-beta-alanine that can also be viewed as pantoic acid complexed with BETA ALANINE. It is incorporated into COENZYME A and protects cells against peroxidative damage by increasing the level of GLUTATHIONE.|
|Concepts||Vitamin (T127) , Organic Chemical (T109) , Pharmacologic Substance (T121)|
|English||Pantothenic Acid, beta-Alanine, N-(2,4-dihydroxy-3,3-dimethyl-1-oxobutyl)-, (R)-, beta-Alanine, N-(2,4-dihydroxy-3,3-dimethyl-1-oxobutyl)-,(R)-(9CI), D-Pantothenic Acid, VITAMIN B A 05, pantothenic acid (medication), vitamins pantothenic acid, vitamin B5, N-(2,4-Dihydroxy-3,3-dimethylbutyryl)-beta-alanine, beta-Alanine, N-(2,4-dihydroxy-3,3-dimethyl-1-oxobutyl)-, Pantothenic Acid [Chemical/Ingredient], PANTOTHENIC ACID, b5 vitamins, vitamin b5, acid pantothenic, b5 vitamin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B<sub>5</sub>, Vitamin B>5<, Pantothenic acid, Pantothenic acid preparation, Pantothenic acid (substance), Pantothenic acid preparation (product), Pantothenic acid preparation (substance), B 5, Vitamin, B5, Vitamin, Vitamin B 5, Vitamin B5, VITAMIN B5|
|Russian||PANTOTENOVAIA KISLOTA, ПАНТОТЕНОВАЯ КИСЛОТА|
|Japanese||パントテン酸カルシウム, D(+)-パントテン酸, パントテン酸, パンカル|
|Spanish||preparado con ácido pantoténico (producto), ácido pantoténico (producto), preparado con ácido pantoténico, Vitamina B5, vitamina B5, preparado de ácido pantoténico (sustancia), ácido pantoténico (sustancia), ácido pantoténico, Ácido Pantoténico, Vitamina B 5|
|Czech||kyselina pantothenová, kyselina pantotenová|
|Portuguese||Vitamina B5, Ácido Pantotênico, Vitamina B 5|
|French||Acide pantothénique, Vitamine B5|
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)
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