Pantothenic acid (Vitamin B5)

Last Updated: January 11, 2024

Pantothenic acid is one of the B-vitamins which is critical in the formation of Co-enzyme A, a molecule which helps a large amount of enzymes function in the body, and for energy production in general. While it is important, it is rare to be deficient and further supplementation shows little promise.

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What else is Pantothenic acid (Vitamin B5) known as?
Note that Pantothenic acid (Vitamin B5) is also known as:
  • Panthenol
  • Pantothenate
  • Dexpanthenol
  • Pantothenylalcohol

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