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Useful links and references

Useful links

US National Academies Press IOM Dietary reference intakes for thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, folate, vitamin B12, pantothenic acid, biotin, and choline, 2000

Linus Pauling Institute Micronutrient Information Center (Oregon State University): Vitamin B6

NIH Health Information: vitamin B6


1.         Institute of Medicine. Dietary Reference Intakes for Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B12, Pantothenic acid, Biotin, and Choline. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1998.

2.         Linus Pauking Institute. Internet:

3.         National Institutes for Health OoDS. Internet:

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6.         Redeuil KM, Longet K, Bénet S, Munari C, Campos-Giménez E. Simultaneous quantification of 21 water soluble vitamin circulating forms in human plasma by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A 2015.

7.         Yagi T, Murayama R, Do H, Ide Y, Mugo AN, Yoshikane Y. Development of simultaneous enzymatic assay method for all six individual vitamin B6 forms and pyridoxine-beta-glucoside. Journal of nutritional science and vitaminology 2009;56:157-63.

8.         Sharma S, Dakshinamurti K. Determination of vitamin B6 vitamers and pyridoxic acid in biological samples. Journal of Chromatography: Biomedical Applications 1992;578:45-51.

9.         Sorbi D, Boynton J, Lindor KD. The ratio of aspartate aminotransferase to alanine aminotransferase: potential value in differentiating nonalcoholic steatohepatitis from alcoholic liver disease. The American journal of gastroenterology 1999;94:1018.

10.       Oosterink JE, Naninck EF, Korosi A, Lucassen PJ, van Goudoever JB, Schierbeek H. Accurate measurement of the essential micronutrients methionine, homocysteine, vitamins B 6, B 12, B 9 and their metabolites in plasma, brain and maternal milk of mice using LC/MS ion trap analysis. Journal of Chromatography B 2015;998:106-13.

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