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June 1970

Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences: Vitamin B6 in Metabolism of the Nervous System.

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Lancaster, Pa

Am J Dis Child. 1970;119(6):548-549. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1970.02100050550021

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This New York Academy of Science volume contains the proceedings of the Nov 7 to 9, 1968, International Conference on Vitamin B6 and Metabolism of the Nervous System. As the most recent of the some half dozen major meetings on the biochemical mechanisms and clinical aspects of B6 held in the past ten years, this conference brought together outstanding scientists in the field and provided an excellent forum for presentation of their most recent research as well as discussion of its implications for the future. The table of contents outlines the scope of the sessions with each section containing a series of authoritative articles that encompasses the important aspects of each dimension and constitutes the best selection of this material now available. This includes the following:

  1. "Requirements for Man" summarizes the present status of B6 requirements in man in relation to age groups, protein intake, and a

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