Sunday, March 18, 2012

Thiamin Hydrochloride

Organic compound, part of the vitamin B complex, necessary in carbohydrate metabolism. It carries out these functions in its active form.  Is the term for a family of molecules sharing a common structural feature responsible for its activity as a vitamin.  This form of thiamin is soluble in water, methanol, and glycerol.

Another form of thiamin known as TTFD has different solubility properties and belongs to a family of molecules often referred to as fat-soluble thiamins. Thiamin decomposes if heated.



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