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Biotin in man's nutrition and therapy -- a review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  142069     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The literature on biotin in human nutrition and therapy has been reviewed. The influence of the diet on biotin excretion and the intestinal synthesis of biotin is discussed. Biotin deficiency symptoms are occasionally seen, especially in infants where the deficiency is manifested as seborrhoeic dermatitis. Nevertheless, low urinary excretion and low circulating biotin levels can be found in certain sections of the population.
J P Bonjour
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal for vitamin and nutrition research. Internationale Zeitschrift für Vitamin- und Ernährungsforschung. Journal international de vitaminologie et de nutrition     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0300-9831     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Vitam Nutr Res     Publication Date:  1977  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-09-17     Completed Date:  1977-09-17     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1273304     Medline TA:  Int J Vitam Nutr Res     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  107-18     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Biotin* / deficiency,  metabolism,  therapeutic use
Death, Sudden
Dermatitis, Seborrheic / drug therapy
Infant Mortality
Liver Diseases / drug therapy
Metabolism, Inborn Errors / drug therapy
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena*
Stomach Diseases / drug therapy
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