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Vitamin K

Descriptions of Vitamin K

Vitamin K: An analogue of the napthoquinone vitamin K found in plants. The vitamins K are essential for blood coagulation as it is necessary for the hepatic synthesis of the coagulation factors II, VII, IX, and X; deficiency results in a bleeding diathesis. These vitamins are lipo-soluble; absorption via intestinal lymphatics requires the presence of bile salts. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database

Vitamin K : group of lipoid thrombogenic agents based on the bicyclic naphthoquinone ring system; act by inducing prothrombin transcription in liver.
Source: CRISP

Basic Information: Vitamin K

Count: Vitamin K is listed as a: treatment for 7 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 1 conditions; research treatment for 0 conditions.

Vitamin K is a type of: Vitamin supplements (154)

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List of Diseases with Vitamin K as a Treatment

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List of Diseases with Vitamin K as a Preventive Treatment

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