Table of contents for The vitamins : fundamental aspects in nutrition and health / editor, Gerald F. Combs.

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CONTENTS
Contents	00
Preface to the First Edition	00
Preface to the Second Edition	00
How to Use This Book	00
Part I. Perspectives on the Vitamins in Nutrition 
Chapter 1	What is a vitamin?	00
Thinking about Vitamins
Vitamin: A Revolutionary Concept
An Operating Definition of a Vitamin
The Recognized Vitamins
Study Questions
Chapter 2	Discovery of the vitamins	00
I.	The Emergence of Nutrition as a Science
II.	The Process of Discovery in Nutritional Science
III.	The Empirical Phase of Vitamin Discovery
IV.	The Experimental Phase of Vitamin Discovery
V.	The Vitamine Theory
VI.	Elucidation of the Vitamins
VII.	Vitamin Terminology
VIII.	Other Factors Sometimes Called Vitamins
IX.	The Modern History of the Vitamins
Study Questions and Exercises
Recommended Reading
Chapter 3	Chemical and Physiological Properties of the vitamins	00
I.	Chemical and Physical Properties of the Vitamins	00
II.	Vitamin A 	00
III.	Vitamin D 	00
IV.	Vitamin E 	00
V.	Vitamin K 	00
VI.	Vitamin C 	00
VII.	Thiamin 	00
VIII.	Riboflavin	00
IX.	Niacin		00
X.	Vitamin B6	00
XI.	Biotin		00
XII.	Pantothenic Acid 	00
XIII.	Folate		00
XIV.	Vitamin B12	00
XV.	General Properties of the Vitamins	00
XVI.	Physiological Utilization of the Vitamins	00
XVII.	Metabolism of the Vitamins	00
XVIII.	Metabolic Functions of the Vitamins	00
Study Questions and Exercises	00
Recommended Reading	00
Chapter 4	Vitamin Deficiency	00
I.	The Concept of Vitamin Deficiency
II.	The Many Causes of Vitamin Deficiencies
III.	Clinical Manifestations of Vitamin Deficiencies
IV.	Vitamin Deficiency Diseases: Manifestations of Biochemical Lesions
Study Questions and Exercises
Recommended Reading
Part II. The Individual Vitamins
Chapter 5	Vitamin A	00
I.	Significance of Vitamin A	00
II.	Sources of Vitamin A	00
III.	Absorption of Vitamin A	00
IV.	Transport of Vitamin A	00
V.	Metabolism of Vitamin A	00
VI.	Excretion of Vitamin A	00
VII.	Metabolic Functions of Vitamin A	00
VIII.	Vitamin A Deficiency	00
IX.	Vitamin A Toxicity	00
X.	Case Studies	00
Study Questions and Exercises	00
Recommended Reading	00
Chapter 6	Vitamin D	00
I.	Significance of Vitamin D	00
II.	Sources of Vitamin D	00
III.	Absorption of Vitamin D	00
IV.	Transport of Vitamin D	00
V.	Metabolism of Vitamin D	00
VI.	Metabolic Functions of Vitamin D	00
VII.	Vitamin D Deficiency	00
VIII.	Vitamin D Toxicity	00
IX.	Case Studies	00
Study Questions and Exercises	00
Recommended Reading	00
Chapter 7	Vitamin E	00
I.	Significance of Vitamin E	00
II.	Sources of Vitamin E	00
III.	Absorption of Vitamin E	00
IV.	Transport of Vitamin E	00
V.	Metabolism of Vitamin E	00
VI.	Metabolic Functions of Vitamin E	00
VII.	Vitamin E Deficiency	00
VIII.	Pharmacologic Uses of Vitamin E	00
IX.	Vitamin E Toxicity	00
X.	Case Studies	00
Study Questions and Exercises	00
Recommended Reading	00
Chapter 8	Vitamin K	00
I.	The Significance of Vitamin K	00
II.	Sources of Vitamin K	00
III.	Absorption of Vitamin K 	00
IV.	Transport of Vitamin K 	00
V.	Metabolism of Vitamin K 	00
VI.	Metabolic Functions of Vitamin K 	00
VII.	Vitamin K Deficiency 	00
VIII.	Vitamin K Toxicity 	00
IX.	Case Studies	00
Study Questions and Exercises	00
Recommended Reading	00
Chapter 9	Vitamin C	00
I.	The Significance of Vitamin C	00
II.	Sources of Vitamin C	00
III.	Absorption of Vitamin C	00
IV.	Transport of Vitamin C	00
V.	Metabolism of Vitamin C	00
VI.	Metabolic Functions of Vitamin C	00
VII.	Vitamin C Deficiency	00
VIII.	Pharmacological Uses of Vitamin C	00
IX.	Vitamin C Toxicity	00
X.	Case Studies	00
Study Questions and Exercises	00
Recommended Reading	00
Chapter 10	Thiamin	00
I.	The Significance of Thiamin	00
II.	Sources of Thiamin	00
III.	Absorption of Thiamin	00
IV.	Transport of Thiamin	00
V.	Metabolism of Thiamin	00
VI.	Metabolic Functions of Thiamin	00
VII.	Thiamin Deficiency	00
VIII.	Thiamin Toxicity	00
IX.	Case Studies	00
Study Questions and Exercises	00
Recommended Reading	00
Chapter 11	Riboflavin	00
I.	The Significance of Riboflavin	00
II.	Sources of Riboflavin	00
III.	Absorption of Riboflavin	00
IV.	Transport of Riboflavin	00
V.	Metabolism of Riboflavin	00
VI.	Metabolic Functions of Riboflavin	00
VII.	Riboflavin Deficiency	00
VIII.	Riboflavin Toxicity	00
IX.	Case Study	00
Study Questions and Exercises	00
Recommended Reading	00
Chapter 12	Niacin	00
I.	The Significance of Niacin	00
II.	Sources of Niacin	00
III.	Absorption of Niacin	00
IV.	Transport of Niacin	00
V.	Metabolism of Niacin	00
VI.	Metabolic Functions of Niacin	00
VII.	Niacin Deficiency	00
VIII.	Pharmacologic Uses of Niacin	00
IX.	Niacin Toxicity	00
X.	Case Study	00
Study Questions and Exercises	00
Recommended Reading	00
Chapter 13	Vitamin B6	00
I.	The Significance of Vitamin B6	00
II.	Sources of Vitamin B6	00
III.	Absorption of Vitamin B6	00
IV.	Transport of Vitamin B6	00
V.	Metabolism of Vitamin B6	00
VI.	Metabolic Functions of Vitamin B6	00
VII.	Vitamin B6 Deficiency	00
VIII.	Pharmacologic Uses of Vitamin B6	00
IX.	Vitamin B6 Toxicity	00
X.	Case Studies	00
Study Questions and Exercises	00
Recommended Reading	00
Chapter 14	Biotin	00
I.	The Significance of Biotin	00
II.	Sources of Biotin	00
III.	Absorption of Biotin	00
IV.	Transport of Biotin	00
V.	Metabolism of Biotin	00
VI.	Metabolic Functions of Biotin	00
VII.	Biotin Deficiency	00
VIII.	Biotin Toxicity	00
IX.	Case Studies	00
Study Questions and Exercises	00
Recommended Reading	00
Chapter 15	Pantothenic Acid	00
I.	The Significance of Pantothenic Acid	00
II.	Sources of Pantothenic Acid	00
III.	Absorption of Pantothenic Acid	00
IV.	Transport of Pantothenic Acid	00
V.	Metabolism of Pantothenic Acid	00
VI.	Metabolic Functions of Pantothenic Acid	00
VII.	Pantothenic Acid Deficiency	00
VIII.	Pantothenic Acid Toxicity	00
IX.	Case Study	00
Study Questions and Exercises	00
Recommended Reading	00
Chapter 16	Folate	00
I.	The Significance of Folate	00
II.	Sources of Folate	00
III.	Absorption of Folate	00
IV.	Transport of Folate	00
V.	Metabolism of Folate	00
VI.	Metabolic Functions of Folate	00
VII.	Folate Deficiency	00
VIII.	Pharmacologic Uses of Folate	00
IX.	Folate Toxicity	00
X.	Case Study	00
Study Questions and Exercises	00
Recommended Reading	00
Chapter 17	Vitamin B12	00
I.	The Significance of Vitamin B12	x
II.	Sources of Vitamin B12	x
III.	Absorption of Vitamin B12	x
IV.	Transport of Vitamin B12	x
V.	Metabolism of Vitamin B12	x
VI.	Metabolic Functions of Vitamin B12	x
VII.	Vitamin B12 Deficiency	x
VIII.	Vitamin B12 Toxicity	x
Case Studies	x
Study Questions and Exercises	x
Recommended Reading	x
Chapter 18	Quasivitamins	00
I.	Is the List of Vitamins Complete?	x
II.	Choline	x
III.	Carnitine 	x
IV.	myo-Inositol 	x
V.	Pyrroloquinoline Quinone 	x
VI.	Ubiquinones 	x
VII.	Flavonoids	x
VII. 	Non-Provitamin A Carotenoids	x
IX.	Orotic Acid 	x
X.	p-Aminobenzoic Acid	x
XI.	Lipoic Acid 	x
XII.	Ineffective Factors	x
XIII.	Unidentified Growth Factors 	x
Study Questions and Exercises	x
Recommended Reading	x
Section III. Using Current Knowledge of the Vitamins
Chapter 19	Sources of the Vitamins	00
I.	Vitamins in Foods	x
II.	Vitamin Contents of Feedstuffs
III.	Predicting Vitamin Contents	x
IV.	Vitamin Bioavailability 	x
V.	Vitamin Losses 	x
VI.	Vitamin Fortification of Foods	x
VII. 	Vitamins in Human Diets	x
VIII.	Vitamin Supplements	x
IX.	Vitamin Labeling of Foods 	x
X.	Vitamins in Animal Feeds	x
Study Questions and Exercises	x
Recommended Reading	x
Chapter 20	Assessing Vitamin Status	00
I.	General Aspects of Nutritional Assessment	x
II.	Assessment of Vitamin Status	x
III.	Vitamin Status of Human Populations 	x
Study Questions and Exercises	x
Recommended Reading	x
Chapter 21	Quantifying Vitamin Requirements	00
I.	Dietary Standards	x
II.	Determining Dietary Standards for the Vitamins	x
III.	Factors Affecting Vitamin Needs 	x
IV.	Vitamin Allowances for Humans	x
V.	Vitamin Allowances for Animals 	x
Study Questions and Exercises	x
Recommended Reading	x
Chapter 22	Vitamin Safety	00
I.	Uses of Vitamins Above Required Levels	x
II.	Hazards of Excessive Vitamin Intakes	x
III.	Signs of Hypervitaminoses 	x
IV.	Safe Intakes of Vitamins 	x
Study Questions and Exercises	x
Recommended Reading	x
Appendices
Appendix A	Current and Obsolete Designations of ¿vitamins¿ and other vitamin-like ¿factors Studies	X
Appendix B	Original Reports for Case Studies	00
Appendix C	Some Additional Case Studies	00
Appendix D	A Core of Vitamin Research Literature	00
Appendix E	Tables of Vitamin Contents of Foods	00
Index	00

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Vitamins.
Nutrition.
Vitamins.
Nutrition Physiology.