Vitamin B1 analogue

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Vitamin B1 analogues are analogues of vitamin B1, thiamine. They typically have improved bioavailability relative to thiamine itself, and are used to treat conditions caused by vitamin B1 deficiency. These conditions include beriberi, Korsakoff's syndrome, Wernicke's encephalopathy and diabetic neuropathy.

List of vitamin B1 analogues[edit]

Vitamin B1 analogues include:[1]

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  1. ^ William Martindale; Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences (1993). The Extra Pharmacopoeia. Pharmaceutical Press. p. 1053. ISBN 978-0-85369-300-0.
  2. ^ Yadav, Umesh C.S; Kalariya, Nilesh M; Srivastava, Satish K; Ramana, Kota V (2010). "Protective role of benfotiamine, a fat soluble vitamin B1 analogue, in the lipopolysaccharide–induced cytotoxic signals in murine macrophages". Free Radical Biology and Medicine. 48 (10): 1423–1434. doi:10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2010.02.031. PMC 2856750. PMID 20219672.