BIO 105-03

Bio 105 Lecture 6 Notes

I. What are vitamins?

A. Basic Info
B. Types

1. Fat-soluble
2. Water-soluble

C. Stability

II. Fat-soluble vitamins

A. Basic Info

B. Vitamin A

1. Basic info
2. Functions
3. Too much
4. Too little

C. Vitamin D

1. Basic info
2. Functions
3. Daily needs
4. Too much
5. Too little

D. Vitamin E

1. Basic info
2. Functions
3. Too much
4. Too little

E. Vitamin K

1. Basic info
2. Functions
3. Too much
4. Too little

III. Water-soluble vitamins

A. Basic Info

B. B Vitamins

1. Thiamin (B1)

a. Basic info
b. Functions
c. Too much/too little

2. Riboflavin (B2)

a. Basic info
b. Functions
c. Too much/too little

3. Niacin (B3)

a. Basic info
b. Functions
c. Too much/too little

4. Vitamin B6

a. Basic info
b. Functions
c. Too much/too little

5. Folate

a. Basic info
b. Functions
c. Too much/too little

6. Vitamin B12

a. Basic info

b. Functions

c. Digestion/absorption
c. Too much/too little

7. Pantothenic Acid and Biotin

a. Basic info
b. Functions
c. Too much/too little

C. Vitamin C

1. Basic info
2.. Functions
3. Too much/too little
4. Colds

Clicker Questions

How many different types of vitamins are there?
13
23
33
53

When you are on a low-fat diet, which vitamin do you need to be aware of your intake?
A
B
C

Which of the following is a provitamin that can be converted to vitamin A in the body?
Rhodopsin
Iodopsin
Retinol
Beta-carotene

An excellent source of vitamin E is:
Almonds
Bananas
Pork
Enriched white rice

Which of the following is a water-soluble vitamin?
A
C
D
K

Enzymes come from what type of nutrient?
Carbohydrates
Lipids
Proteins
Vitamins

Pellagra is due to a deficiency of:
Niacin
Vitamin B6
Riboflavin
Thiamin

Does vitamin C cure the common cold?
Yes
No

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