Vitamin B3 is a water-soluble vitamin, the product is white powder, odorless or nearly odorless, bitter in taste, freely soluble in water or ethanol, dissolvable in glycerin.
Vitamin B3 is easy to absorb oral, and can be widely distributed in the body, the excess metabolites or prototype quickly expel from urine. Nicotinamide is part of coenzyme I and coenzyme II, plays the role of hydrogen delivery in biological oxidation respiratory chain, can promote biological oxidation processes and tissue metabolism, maintain normal tissue (especially the skin, digestive tract and nervous system) integrity has an important role. In addition, Vitamin B3 has prevention and treatment of heart block, sinus node function and anti fast experimental arrhythmias, niacinamide can significantly improve the heart rate and atrioventricular block caused by verapamil.
Functions and Applications
1. The Niacin is dissolvable in boil water or boil ethanol, slightly dissolvable in water, hardly soluble in ethanol, freely soluble in carbonate solution or aqueous alkali. Niacin belongs to the Vitamin B, participating in metabolism in the body,can be used to prevent pellagra or other niacin defection disease and to lower cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood.
2. It is also used to lower the risk of heart attack in people with high cholesterol who have already had a heart attack. Niacin is sometimes used to treat coronary artery disease (atherosclerosis).
3. It can be used in medicine, feedstuff field.