Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Vitamin K - Recent Topics on the Biology and Chemistry

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Academic Editor

Hiroyuki Kagechika

Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Co-editor

Hitoshi Shirakawa

Tohoku University

Series Editor

Miroslav Blumenberg

New York University Langone Medical Center

PublishedMarch 23rd, 2022

ISBN978-1-83969-392-2

Print ISBN978-1-83969-391-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-1-83969-393-9

Copyright year2022

Number of pages116

Part of the book seriesBiochemistry

Issn2632-0983

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3. Physiological and Cellular Functions of Vitamin K on Cardiovascular Function

By Meneerah A. Aljafary, Hussah Alshwyeh, Nada Alahmadi, Adeeb Shehzad, Huseyin Tombuloglu, Zagit Gaymalov, Abdelqader Homieda and Ebtesam Al-Suhaimi

126
4. Menaquinone-7: Wide Ranging Physiological Relevance in Muscle and Nerve Health

By Dilip Mehta, Anselm de Souza and Shashank S. Jadhav

118
5. Overcoming the Photochemical Problem of Vitamin K in Topical Application

By Shotaro Goto, Shuichi Setoguchi, Kazuhisa Matsunaga and Jiro Takata

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6. Vitamin K Deficiency and Vascular Calcification. Is There Any Evidence about Its Impact on Coronary Artery Disease?

By Theodoros Michailidis, Asterios Karakanas, Nikolaos Schizas and Petros Keryttopoulos

95

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