SSC General Science & Technology Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

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    Which one of the following vitamin can be synthesized by bacteria inside the gut?

    A)  B1                  

    B)  C

    C)  D                    

    D)  K

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] Vitamin-K2 (menaquinone) is formed by bacteria in the gut, while vitamin-Kl (phylloquinone) is found in green plant leaves. Vitamin-B1 is also known as thiamine. It acts as TPP-coenzyme for decarboxylases. Deficiency of this vitamin causeberi-beri disease. Vitamin-C is also known as ascorbic acid. It helps in-development of teeth and gums and maintenance of capillary wall. Vitamin-D is also called as calciferol. It helps in maintenance of calcium and phosphorus balance within the body. Deficiency of calciferol causes rickets in children and osteomalacia in women.

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