Gershoff, Stanley N. Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts.
McCormick, Donald B. Department of Biochemistry, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.
de Montmollin, Fernand Formerly, Hoffmann-LaRoche, Inc.
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A water-soluble vitamin, also known as vitamin B1 or aneurin, found in many foods. Pork, liver, and whole grains are particularly good sources of thiamine. Loss of the vitamin during production of flour and polished rice has led to the need for enrichment of these staples. The structural formula is shown below.
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