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Carl Roth GmbH + Co. KG, Germany

Carl Roth, the expert consultation for labware, life science and chemicals for more than 140 years. With around 30,000 articles available and a round-the-clock delivery service within Germany, we are the partner that research, scientific and technical laboratories can rely on. Furthermore, we devel more

IHC - I.H. Chempharm GmbH, Germany

Based on more than 18 years experience with Far East IHC was founded in 1992 to serve the needs of different Industrial Branches. Our office in China and the Phillippines is keeping strongest contact to local manufacturers. We are certified DIN ISO 9001:2008 GMP+B3 more

TCI Deutschland GmbH, Germany

TCI Europe N.V. is the European head office of Tokyo Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., a leading Japanese manufacturer of specialised and bulk chemicals. The product portfolio contains more than 22000 products including several thousand products unique to TCI. The majority of these chemicals are manufact more

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Run Clinical Tests Responsibly and Reliably

Get accurate test results in clinical research thanks to certified reference materials for calibration and quality control more

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  • BASF lifts force majeure for key vitamin A and E products

    BASF lifts force majeure for Lutavit® A 1000, Lutavit® A 500, Vitamin A Palmitate 1.6 Mio I.U./g, Lutavit® E 50, Lutavit® E 50 S, and Vitamin E Acetate 94% products for its animal nutrition business. The lifting of force majeure for additional vitamin derivatives and for several affected carotenoids more

  • Near-infrared photoactivatable oxygenation catalysts of amyloid peptide

    A new, biocompatible photooxygenation catalyst that can selectively oxygenate and degrade the pathogenic aggregation of Alzheimer's disease (AD)-related amyloid-β peptide (Aβ) under near-infrared (NIR) light irradiation is developed. The catalyst was able to oxygenate Aβ embedded under the skin of a more

  • Vitamin A orange maize improves night vision

    A new study has found that vitamin A-biofortified orange maize significantly improves visual functions in children. The study was conducted among school-aged children (4 to 8 years old) in rural Zambia. Children who ate orange maize showed improved night vision within six months. Their eyes adapted more

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Do Vitamin Supplements Really Work?

You’ve seen them in late night commercials and at your local pharmacy—little pills that claim to cure your cold, help you wake up or maybe help you lose weight. Vitamin and mineral supplements are everywhere and generate billions of dollars in revenue in the U.S. each year. But do they really work? more

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The Chemical Structures of Vitamins

Currently, there are 13 recognised vitamins: vitamins A to E, including a range of B vitamins, and vitamin K. Generally, we can stick all of the vitamins into two broad categories. The fat soluble vitamins, vitamins A, D E, and K, can be stored by our bodies in the liver or in fatty tissues. They ar more

The Chemistry of Eggs & Egg Shells

As the chemistry of chocolate is a topic that’s been pretty much exhausted on the site (see here, here, here, here, and here), for the Easter weekend we’re instead homing in on the ‘egg’ side of Easter Eggs. For such a simple staple of the kitchen, the chemistry of eggs is surprisingly complex. Here more

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Definition

Vitamin

Vitamin of Vitamin A ) A vitamin is a nutrient that is an organic compound required in tiny amounts for essential metabolic reactions in a living organism.Kutsky, R.J. (1973). Handbook of Vitamins and Hormones. New York:Van Nostrand Reinhold. ... more

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