\pˈɪɹɪdˌɒksɒl], \pˈɪɹɪdˌɒksɒl], \p_ˈɪ_ɹ_ɪ_d_ˌɒ_k_s_ɒ_l]\
Definitions of PYRIDOXOL
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The 4-methanol form of VITAMIN B 6 which is converted to PYRIDOXAL PHOSPHATE which is a coenzyme for synthesis of amino acids, neurotransmitters (serotonin, norepinephrine), sphingolipids, aminolevulinic acid. Although pyridoxine and Vitamin B 6 are still frequently used as synonyms, especially by medical researchers, this practice is erroneous and sometimes misleading (EE Snell; Ann NY Acad Sci, vol 585 pg 1, 1990).
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