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What is vitamin B4 ?

Vitamin B4 is not a vitamin, but a synonym for adenine, an essential part of our DNA. As the body can produce adenine in adequate amounts, it is not considered a vitamin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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