Vitamin B5, pantothenic acid

Scope: part of coenzyme-A (CoA) and important in the metabolism of CH, proteins and fats in the broadest sense of the word; involved in at least 70 enzymatic processes; tremendous influence on stress reduction by acting on the adrenal glands as a contributor to acetyl-co-A; formation of steroids, phospholipids, haemoglobin and cholesterol.