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D-Pantothenic acid

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water-soluble vitamin
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D-Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) is a water-soluble vitamin and is an essential nutrient to synthesize coenzyme-A, fats, proteins and carbohydrates.

D-Pantothenic acid is a water-soluble vitamin. In rabbits, pentothenate (20 mg/kg) significantly increased aponeurosis strength after surgery and improved the strength of the skin. Also, pentothenate significantly increased the fibroblast content of the scar during the fibroblast proliferation phase [1]. Pantothenic acid deficiency increased occurrence of hypertension due to adrenal regeneration [2]. In rabbits, cerebellar and forebrain slices were able to accumulate and phosphorylate pantothenic acid. However, medium-chain fatty acids, probenecid and ouabain inhibited pantothenic acid accumulation by forebrain slices and inhibited conversion to CoA [3]. In ICR mice, pantothenic acid significantly reduced valproic acid (VPA)-induced exencephaly, which suggested that pantothenic acid inhibited neural tube defects induced by VPA [4].

[1].  Aprahamian M, Dentinger A, Stock-Damgé C, et al. Effects of supplemental pantothenic acid on wound healing: experimental study in rabbit. Am J Clin Nutr, 1985, 41(3): 578-589.
[2].  Schwabedal PE, Pietrzik K, Wittkowski W. Pantothenic acid deficiency as a factor contributing to the development of hypertension. Cardiology, 1985, 72 Suppl 1: 187-189.
[3].  Spector R. Development and characterization of pantothenic acid transport in brain. J Neurochem, 1986, 47(2): 563-568.
[4].  Sato M, Shirota M, Nagao T. Pantothenic acid decreases valproic acid-induced neural tube defects in mice (I). Teratology, 1995, 52(3): 143-148.

Chemical Properties

Physical AppearanceA solid
StorageStore at -20°C
Cas No.79-83-4
Solubility≥11.15 mg/mL in DMSO with gentle warming; ≥24.8 mg/mL in H2O; ≥3 mg/mL in EtOH with gentle warming and ultrasonic
Chemical Name3-[[(2R)-2,4-dihydroxy-3,3-dimethylbutanoyl]amino]propanoic acid
SDFDownload SDF
Shipping ConditionShip with blue ice, or upon other requests.
General tipsFor obtaining a higher solubility, please warm the tube at 37°C and shake it in the ultrasonic bath for a while.

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D-Pantothenic acid