vitamin K in Health and Disease (Oxidative Stress and Disease)By John W. Suttie * Publisher: CRC
* Number Of Pages: 231
* Publication Date: 2009-04-28
* ISBN-10 / ASIN: 084933392X
* ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780849333927
Studied since the 1930s, Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin available primarily in vegetable sources. Vitamin K in Health and Disease provides a comprehensive summary of the latest scientific evidence regarding Vitamin K’s health-promoting activities. This book offers complete coverage of the chemistry of Vitamin K, deficiency signs and nutritional assessment, metabolism and biochemistry, and pharmacology. It presents up-to-date scientific studies on the nutritional, metabolic, and medical aspects along with an
overview of the history of Vitamin K research. This text also reviews current dietary requirements and discusses both plasma and non-plasma Vitamin K-dependent proteins.