Currently, very little is known about Vitamin B14. It was isolated from wine and originally thought to be a metabolite of xanthopterin.
However, biochemist Earl R. Norris disputed that xanthopterin was actually Vitamin B14.
Why do you need vitamin B14?
Possible functions of vitamin B14:
- Cell formation
- Properties that may inhibit a type of anemia
Very little is currently known about Vitamin B14. It was isolated from wine and originally thought to be a metabolite of xanthopterin; however, a biochemist by the name of Earl R. Norris disputed that Vitamin B14 was xanthopterin.
Conditions thought to be Related to Vitamin B14 Deficiency?
- Deterioration of red blood cells
- Pernicious anemia
- Accelerated production of cancer cells
Not available for supplementation but Vitamin B14 has been found in organ meats (liver, heart, and kidney) yeast, grains, legumes, and eggs.