vitamin B complex


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vitamin B complex

[′vīd·ə·mən ¦bē ′käm‚pleks]
(biochemistry)
A group of water-soluble vitamins that include thiamine, riboflavin, nicotinic acid, pyridoxine, panthothenic acid, inositol, p-aminobenzoic acid, biotin, folic acid, and vitamin B12.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The next part of the vitamin B complex is B5 or pantothenic acid, which is used in shampoo because it helps maintain hair colour.
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niacin (vitamin B3) or nicotinic acid, an important member of the vitamin B complex, aids the metabolic process for growth in every cell.