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Biotin

Biotin

Biotin: Biotin is a coenzyme produced by bacteria that normally live in the human gastrointestinal tract. Biotin is also available in many B complex supplements and through eating organ meats, cooked egg yolks, fish, meats, brewer's yeast and dairy products. Biotin is essential for carbohydrate, fat, and protein metabolism.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Biotin

Adequate amounts of Biotin are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Biotin

Adequate amounts of Biotin are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Biotin

Excessive intake of Biotin may involve the following risks:

Descriptions of Biotin

Biotin: Hexahydro-2-oxo-1H-thieno(3,4-d)imidazole-4-pentanoic acid. Growth factor present in minute amounts in every living cell. It occurs mainly bound to proteins or polypeptides and is abundant in liver, kidney, pancreas, yeast, and milk. The biotin content of cancerous tissue is higher than that of normal tissue.
Source: Diseases Database

Biotin : water-soluble, enzyme cofactor present in minute amounts in every living cell; occurs mainly bound to proteins or polypeptides and is abundant in liver, kidney, pancreas, yeast, and milk.
Source: CRISP

Biotin: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Biotin) include:

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