Water-Soluble Vitamins: Classification and Functions

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Which vitamins are water soluble?

Vitamins of B complex group and vitamin C

Where are many water soluble vitamins synthesized in animals?

By natural symbiotic microorganisms, particularly bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract

Which vitamin is synthesized from serine via aminoethanol in animal cells?

Niacin

In which animals does deficiency of vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin) occur due to absence or deficient feeding of cobalt?

Ruminant animals

What is the role of developed members with functional rumen system in relation to young calves and offsprings of other ruminant species?

Should not be clubbed together

Learn about the classification, functions, deficiency symptoms, absorption, and metabolism of water-soluble vitamins, including B complex group and vitamin C. Understand their chemical properties and physiological roles, as well as their dietary essentiality for different animal species and life stages.

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