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pangamic acid

pangamic acid Chemically the N‐di‐isopropyl derivative of glucuronic acid. Claimed to be an antioxidant, and to speed recovery from fatigue. Sometimes called vitamin B15, but there is no evidence that it is a dietary essential, nor that it has any metabolic function.

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vitamin B15

vitamin B15 Pangamic acid; no evidence that it has any physiological function in the body, so not a vitamin.

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