Experimental Factor Ontology

Last uploaded: July 4, 2019
Preferred Name

vitamin

Synonyms

vitamine

vitamines

vitamina

vitaminas

vitamins

vitaminum

Definitions

An organic substance that is distributed in foodstuffs, is distinct from the main organic components of food (protein, carbohydrate and fat) and is needed for the normal nutrition of the organism in question. The term "vitamines" (from vita + amines) was coined in 1912 by Casimir Funk, who believed that these compounds were amines.

ID

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/CHEBI_33229

database_cross_reference

NCIt:C944

SNOMEDCT:87708000

definition

An organic substance that is distributed in foodstuffs, is distinct from the main organic components of food (protein, carbohydrate and fat) and is needed for the normal nutrition of the organism in question. The term "vitamines" (from vita + amines) was coined in 1912 by Casimir Funk, who believed that these compounds were amines.

EFO_URI

http://www.ebi.ac.uk/efo/EFO_0001831

has_exact_synonym

vitamine

vitamines

vitamina

vitaminas

vitamins

vitaminum

inheres_in

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/CHEBI_24431

label

vitamin

prefixIRI

CHEBI:33229

prefLabel

vitamin

primary_source

CHEBI_33229

term editor

James Malone

subClassOf

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/CHEBI_24432

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/CHEBI_51086

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