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Neonatal Vitamin Metabolism: Water Soluble

  • Richard J. Schanler

Abstract

Water-soluble vitamins play key roles in the developing human being. They function as cofactors for enzyme reactions of intermediary metabolism and therefore are dependent on the energy and protein contents of the diets as well as on the rates of growth and energy utilization of the individual. First elucidated as etiologic agents of diseases now known to be deficiency syndromes, their necessity was reiterated during the early development of artificial diets and parenteral feeding.

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Premature Infant Human Milk Flavin Adenine Dinucleotide Pantothenic Acid Thiamine Deficiency 
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