Pantothenic acid is an oil which is required by humans, animals and some micro-organisms. Pantothenic acid is a member of the Vitamin B group and is a constituent of Coenzyme-A
Coenzyme-A is involved in many acyl group transfer reaction
pathways in the body. Importantly it is involved in the
formation of fatty acids, polyketides and the synthesis of
terpeniods and steroids. Structurally Coenzyme-A is composed
adenosine-3', 5'-diphosphate and pantetheine phosphate.
Pantetheine itself is made from pantothenic acid and