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The Vitamins [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780123819802Publication details: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2012.Edition: 4th edISBN:
  • 9780123819819
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The VitaminsDDC classification:
  • 574.1 574.1/926 574.1926 612.399
LOC classification:
  • QP771
  • QP801.V5
Online resources:
Contents:
Front Cover; The Vitamins; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Preface to the Third Edition; Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the First Edition; How to Use This Book; To the Student; To the Instructor; I: Perspectives on the Vitamins in Nutrition; 1. What is a Vitamin?; Vocabulary; 1. Thinking About Vitamins; 2. Vitamin: A Revolutionary Concept; Everyday Word or Revolutionary Idea?; Vitamin or Vitamine?; 3. An Operating Definition of a Vitamin; Some Caveats; 4. The Recognized Vitamins; 2. Discovery of the Vitamins; 1. The Emergence of Nutrition as a Science
2. The Process of Discovery in Nutritional ScienceEmpiricism and Experiment; 3. The Empirical Phase of Vitamin Discovery; Diseases Linked to Diet; Scurvy; Beriberi; Rickets; Pellagra; Night Blindness; Ideas Prevalent by 1900; Limitations of Empiricism; 4. The Experimental Phase of Vitamin Discovery; Requirements of Nutrition Research; Defined Diets Provided Repeatability; Appropriate Animal Models Provided Relevance; Major Forces in the Emergence of Nutritional Science; An Animal Model for Beriberi; Serendipity or a Keen Eye?; Antiberiberi Factor Is Announced; 5. The Vitamine Theory
Chemistry of Vitamin A
Defined Diets Revealed Needs for Accessory FactorsTwo Lines of Inquiry; Two Lines of Inquiry Leading to the Discovery of the Vitamins; The Lines Converge; Funk's Theory; Funk's Vitamines; Impact of the New Concept; There is More Than One Accessory Factor; Accessory Factors Prevent Disease; Accessory Factors Are the Same as Vitamines; Elucidation of the Vitamines; Crooked Paths to Discovery; 6. Elucidation of the Vitamins; New Animal Model Reveals New Vitamin: "C"; Fat-Soluble A: Actually Two Factors; Vitamin A Prevents Rickets?; New Vitamin: "D"; ss-Carotene, a Provitamin
Factors U and R, and Vitamin BcYeast Growth Related to Anemia?; Who's on First?; Derivatives of Pteroylglutamic Acid; Antipernicious Anemia Factor; Intrinsic and Extrinsic Factors; Animal Protein Factors; Vitamin B12 Isolated; Vitamins Discovered in Only Five Decades; 7. Vitamin Terminology; 8. Other Factors Sometimes Called Vitamins; 9. The Modern History of the Vitamins; Recommended Reading; 3. Properties of Vitamins; 1. Chemical and Physical Properties of the Vitamins; Classifying the Vitamins According to Their Solubilities; Vitamin Nomenclature; 2. Vitamin A; Vitamin A Nomenclature
Vitamin A Linked to VisionThe Nature of Vitamin D; Vitamers D; Multiple Identities of Water-Soluble B; Vitamin B2: A Complex of Several Factors; Components of the Vitamin B2 Complex; Vitamin B2 Complex Yields Riboflavin; Vitamin B2 Complex Yields Niacin; Pellagra: An Infectious Disease?; Impact of an Animal Model for Pellagra; B2 Complex Yields Pyridoxine; B2 Complex Yields Pantothenic Acid; A Fat-Soluble, Anti-Sterility Factor: Vitamin E; A Classic Touch in Coining Tocopherol; Antihemorrhagic Factor: Vitamin K; Vitamers K; Bios Yields Biotin; Anti-Anemia Factors; Vitamin M?
Summary: The fourth edition of this bestselling text will again provide the latest coverage of the biochemistry and physiology of vitamins and vitamin-like substances. Extensively revised and expanded on the basis of recent research findings with enlarged coverage of health effects of vitamin-like factors, it is ideally suited for students and an important reference for anyone interested in nutrition, food science, animal science or endocrinology. It contains a cohesive and well-organized presentation of each of the vitamins, as well as the history of their discoveries and current information about the
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Front Cover; The Vitamins; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Preface to the Third Edition; Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the First Edition; How to Use This Book; To the Student; To the Instructor; I: Perspectives on the Vitamins in Nutrition; 1. What is a Vitamin?; Vocabulary; 1. Thinking About Vitamins; 2. Vitamin: A Revolutionary Concept; Everyday Word or Revolutionary Idea?; Vitamin or Vitamine?; 3. An Operating Definition of a Vitamin; Some Caveats; 4. The Recognized Vitamins; 2. Discovery of the Vitamins; 1. The Emergence of Nutrition as a Science

2. The Process of Discovery in Nutritional ScienceEmpiricism and Experiment; 3. The Empirical Phase of Vitamin Discovery; Diseases Linked to Diet; Scurvy; Beriberi; Rickets; Pellagra; Night Blindness; Ideas Prevalent by 1900; Limitations of Empiricism; 4. The Experimental Phase of Vitamin Discovery; Requirements of Nutrition Research; Defined Diets Provided Repeatability; Appropriate Animal Models Provided Relevance; Major Forces in the Emergence of Nutritional Science; An Animal Model for Beriberi; Serendipity or a Keen Eye?; Antiberiberi Factor Is Announced; 5. The Vitamine Theory

Chemistry of Vitamin A

Defined Diets Revealed Needs for Accessory FactorsTwo Lines of Inquiry; Two Lines of Inquiry Leading to the Discovery of the Vitamins; The Lines Converge; Funk's Theory; Funk's Vitamines; Impact of the New Concept; There is More Than One Accessory Factor; Accessory Factors Prevent Disease; Accessory Factors Are the Same as Vitamines; Elucidation of the Vitamines; Crooked Paths to Discovery; 6. Elucidation of the Vitamins; New Animal Model Reveals New Vitamin: "C"; Fat-Soluble A: Actually Two Factors; Vitamin A Prevents Rickets?; New Vitamin: "D"; ss-Carotene, a Provitamin

Factors U and R, and Vitamin BcYeast Growth Related to Anemia?; Who's on First?; Derivatives of Pteroylglutamic Acid; Antipernicious Anemia Factor; Intrinsic and Extrinsic Factors; Animal Protein Factors; Vitamin B12 Isolated; Vitamins Discovered in Only Five Decades; 7. Vitamin Terminology; 8. Other Factors Sometimes Called Vitamins; 9. The Modern History of the Vitamins; Recommended Reading; 3. Properties of Vitamins; 1. Chemical and Physical Properties of the Vitamins; Classifying the Vitamins According to Their Solubilities; Vitamin Nomenclature; 2. Vitamin A; Vitamin A Nomenclature

Vitamin A Linked to VisionThe Nature of Vitamin D; Vitamers D; Multiple Identities of Water-Soluble B; Vitamin B2: A Complex of Several Factors; Components of the Vitamin B2 Complex; Vitamin B2 Complex Yields Riboflavin; Vitamin B2 Complex Yields Niacin; Pellagra: An Infectious Disease?; Impact of an Animal Model for Pellagra; B2 Complex Yields Pyridoxine; B2 Complex Yields Pantothenic Acid; A Fat-Soluble, Anti-Sterility Factor: Vitamin E; A Classic Touch in Coining Tocopherol; Antihemorrhagic Factor: Vitamin K; Vitamers K; Bios Yields Biotin; Anti-Anemia Factors; Vitamin M?

The fourth edition of this bestselling text will again provide the latest coverage of the biochemistry and physiology of vitamins and vitamin-like substances. Extensively revised and expanded on the basis of recent research findings with enlarged coverage of health effects of vitamin-like factors, it is ideally suited for students and an important reference for anyone interested in nutrition, food science, animal science or endocrinology. It contains a cohesive and well-organized presentation of each of the vitamins, as well as the history of their discoveries and current information about the