Which the following in Provitamin-A ?

  • Option 1)

    Carotene

  • Option 2)

    Calciferol

  • Option 3)

    Ascerbic Acid

  • Option 4)

    Ergosterol

 

Answers (1)

As discussed in

Vitamin deficiency associated diseases -

Vitamin  A     -  Night blindness , Xeropthalmia

Vitamin  (Thiamine) B_{1}  -  Beriberi

Vitamin   (Riboflavin) B_{2}  - Cheilosis

Vitamin   (Niacin) B_{3}  -  Pellagra

Vitamin  (Pyridoxine)  B_{6}  - Convulsions , Anaemia

Vitamin  B_{12}  -  Pernicious anaemia

Vitamin C  (Ascorbic acid)  -  Scurvy

Vitamin   D - Rickets ( in chilldrens )

                       Osteomalacia ( in adults )

Vitamin   E - Increased RBCs fragility , muscular weakness          

Vitamin K - Poor blood clotting

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 Deficiency of vitamin A causes night blindness. Carotenes are present in carrots as vitamin A precursor.


Option 1)

Carotene

This solution is correct.

Option 2)

Calciferol

This solution is incorrect.

Option 3)

Ascerbic Acid

This solution is incorrect.

Option 4)

Ergosterol

This solution is incorrect.

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