Thiamine

Thiamine

(Science: chemical) 3-((4-amino-2-methyl-5-pyrimidinyl)methyl)-5-(2- hydroxyethyl)-4-methylthiazolium chloride.

chemical name: Thiazolium, 3-((4-amino-2-methyl-5-pyrimidinyl)methyl)-5-(2-hydroxyethyl)-4-methyl- chloride A B vitamin that prevents beriberi; maintains appetite and growth.More commonly known as vitamin c and found commonly in cereals, thiamine acts as a coenzyme used to breakdown sugars.

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