aThe percentage stimulation is now very seldom used. It can be calculated as follows: (AC x 100) - 100.
"From Benton D, Haller J and Fordy J (1997) The vitamin status of young british adults. International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research 67: 34-40, with permission.
Lv, liver; P, plasma; S, serum; E, erythrocyte; U, urine; L, leucocytes; B, whole blood; RBP, retinol binding protein; TTR, transthyretin; TPP, thiamin pyrophosphate; ETK-AC, erythrocyte transketolase activation coefficient; FAD, flavinadeninedinucleotide; EGR-AC, erythrocyte glutathione reductase activation coefficient; PLP, pyridoxal-5'-phosphate; 4-PA, 4-pyroxic acid; EAST-AC, erythrocyte aspartate aminotransferase activation coefficient; TCII, transcobalamin II, RBC, red blood cell; TIBC, total iron-binding capacity; PP, protoporphyrin; MCV, mean cell volume.
Adapted with permission from Flair Concerted Action No. 10 Status Papers (1993) International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research 63: 252-316, with changes suggested by C.J. Bates (personal communication).
See also: Ascorbic Acid: Physiology, Dietary Sources and Requirements. Carotenoids: Chemistry, Sources and Physiology. Cobalamins. Copper. Fatty Acids: Omega-3 Polyunsaturated; Omega-6 Polyunsaturated. Folic Acid. Iron. Magnesium. Niacin. Nutritional
Assessment: Anthropometry; Clinical Examination. Potassium. Riboflavin. Selenium. Sodium: Physiology. Thiamin: Physiology. Vitamin A: Physiology. Vitamin B6. Vitamin E: Metabolism and Requirements. Vitamin K. Zinc: Physiology.
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