Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate) HPLC

Article number: KC2151







Pack size

100 Tests

Possible sample matrix and volumes

Plasma 100 µl
Serum 100 µl
Whole blood 100 µl
Dried blood 50 µl

Vitamin B6 is the term for pyridoxin, pyridoxal and pyridoxamin and the appropriate phosphate products. All forms can be transformed into the active form pyridoxal-5-phosphate (here described as vitamin B6). Vitamin B6 functions as a coenzyme and is essential for more than 50 reactions in the protein metabolism thereby synthesizing, transforming or degrading amino acids. Vitamin B6 supports the resorption of amino acids and their transport into the cells. Furtheron vitamin B6 contributes to the synthesis of neuro transmitters and amine products (histamin). Due to the fact that vitamin B6 contributes to a variety of different reactions lack of vitamin B6 results in various clinical pictures.