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MetaCyc Compound Class: a vitamin

Child Classes: a D,L-carnitine (2), a folate (37), a vitamin B6 (10), a vitamin D (3), a vitamin K (22), vitamin A (21), vitamin E (8)



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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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