The properties of Vitamin B6
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine C8H11NO3). Ensures proper energy metabolism. It regulates the functioning of the endocrine system and maintains internal balance.
Though all B vitamins are essential, Vitamin B6 is one of the most important. It plays a role in over 100 enzyme reactions in the body, primarily in the metabolism of important amino acids and proteins. Vitamin B6 is one of the most common deficiencies.
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is closely associated with the functions of the nervous, immune and endocrine systems. It also participates in the metabolic processes of proteins, lipids and carbohydrates. Pyridoxine deficiency may result in neurological disorders including convulsions and epileptic encephalopathy and may lead to infant abnormalities. (Vitamin B 6: Deficiency diseases and methods of analysis)