thiamin also thiamine, alternative name for vitamin B1, 1937, coined by Dr. R.R. Williams from thio-, indicating the presence of sulfur, comb. form of Gk. theion "sulfur," + AMINE (Cf. amine), indicating the amino group. Or the second element might be from vitamin.

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  • thiamin — UK [ˈθaɪəmɪn] / US or thiamine UK [ˈθaɪəmiːn] / US [ˈθaɪəˌmɪn] noun [uncountable] medical a natural chemical in many types of food that your body uses to make your nerves work correctly. It belongs to the vitamin B group …   English dictionary

  • Thiamin — chembox ImageFile=Thiamin.svg ImageSize=270px ImageFile2=Thiamine 3D vdW.png IUPACName=2 [3 [(4 amino 2 methyl pyrimidin 5 yl)methyl] 4 methyl thiazol 5 yl] ethanol OtherNames= Section1= Chembox Identifiers CASNo=59 43 8 PubChem=1130 SMILES= [Cl… …   Wikipedia

  • Thiamin — Strukturformel Struktur von Thiaminchlorid …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • thiamin — or vitamin B1 Organic compound, part of the vitamin B complex, necessary in carbohydrate metabolism. It carries out these functions in its active form, as a component of the coenzyme thiamin pyrophosphate. Its molecular structure includes a… …   Universalium

  • Thiamin — Vitamin B1 * * * Thi|a|min 〈n. 11; internationaler Freiname für〉 Vitamin B1 * * * Thi|a|min [vermutlich zu Thiazol u. Pyrimidin], das; s: Syn.: Vitamin B1, (veraltet:) Aneurin: Trivial u. Freiname für eine in pflanzlichem u. tierischem Gewebe… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • thiamin — noun see thiamine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thiamin — A heat labile and water soluble vitamin contained in milk, yeast, and in the germ and husk of grains; also artificially synthesized; essential for growth; a deficiency of t. is associated with beriberi and Wernicke Korsakoff syndrome. SYN:… …   Medical dictionary

  • Thiamin — Thi|a|min 〈n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: e; Biochemie; internat. Freiname für〉 Vitamin B1 [Etym.: <Thio… + Amin] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Thiamin — Thi|ami̱n [Kunstw.] s; s: = Vitamin B1 …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

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