Vitamin - k, Biology

VITAMIN - K

  • Also known as naptho quionone / anti haemorrhagic vitamin / coagulation vitamin / menadone.
  • It requires for formation of blood clotting factor prothrombin.
  • It involves in ATP synthesis & proper functioning of liver.
  • Sources are carrot, tomato, cheese & cabbage.
  • Deficiency of vitamin K causes delayed blood clotting.
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