vitamin K3


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Related to vitamin K3: menadione, vitamin K2, vitamin K1
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Synonyms for vitamin K3

a form of vitamin K

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Vitamin K3 (menadione)-induced oncosis associated with keratin 8 phosphorylation and histone H3 arylation.
At the end of this month, the company's production facility located in Jushui Town, Mianyang City (Sichuan Province), will be producing 1,800 - 2,400 tons of Vitamin K3 MSB and Vitamin K3 MNB per year, up from the current 1,000 tons.
Vitamin K comprises three main forms: vitamin K1 or phylloquinone which is found in green plants; vitamin K2 or the menaquinone family which is synthesised by bacteria in the large intes tine; and vitamin K3 or menadione which is a synthetic, water-soluble form that has been utilised in animal feeds.
Table III-4-3 Nicotinamide consumption in vitamin K3 (MNB), 2008
However, this work has shown that intravenous vitamin C is potentiated greatly by co-administration of vitamin K3 (menadione).
Earlier this month Lonza confirmed to Feedinfo News Service that is to close the firm's pilot scale plant for feed grade vitamin K3 activities in Shawinigan, Canada.
The promotion of metastasis was almost completely suppressed by the pre-administration of vitamin K3, suggesting that these anticoagulant drugs promote metastasis by specifically antagonizing vitamin K.
Prior to receiving vitamin K3 and vitamin C (and possibly chemotherapy), patients are also supplemented with selenium and silymarin (a source of the natural anti-inflammatory compound silibinin).
The Switzerland-based pharmaceutical company confirmed to Feedinfo News Service that the closures will include the firm's pilot scale plant for feed grade vitamin K3 activities in Shawinigan, Canada.