Pangamic acid

Overview

There is little known about pangamic acid but it was named vitamin B15.


Function

It is thought to participate in amino acid formation, oxidation of glucose and cellular respiration.  It may be an antioxidant and scientists think that it lowers blood cholesterol and improve circulation.


Forms Available


Recommended Intake


Deficiency

No symptoms have been reported.


Sources in the Diet

Apricot kernels and whole grains are major sources of pangamic acid.  Supplements are not available in the United States.


Recent Studies and Articles

Uses, side effects, interactions, and dosing

http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-490-PANGAMIC%20ACID.aspx?activeIngredientId=490&activeIngredientName=PANGAMIC%20ACID


Challenges Presented


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Sources

  1. [0] – The New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, and Herbs