Chembox new
Name = Pyridoxal
ImageFile = Pyridoxal.png ImageName = Pyridoxal
IUPACName = 3-hydroxy-5-(hydroxymethyl)-2-
Section1 = Chembox Identifiers
CASNo = 66-72-8
ChemSpiderID = 1021

Section2 = Chembox Properties
Formula = C8H9NO3
MolarMass = 167.16 g/mol
MeltingPt = 165 °C (decomp.)

Pyridoxal is one of the three natural forms of vitamin B6, along with pyridoxamine and pyridoxine (also called "pyridoxol"). All of these forms are converted in the human body into a single biologically active form, pyridoxal 5-phosphate. All three forms of vitamin B6 are heterocyclic organic compounds. Green plants are a natural source of pyridoxal, and its deficiency in the human body can lead to serious complications such as epilepsy and seizures.

There are generally four pyridoxal-phosphate (PLP) reactions: transamination, alpha elimnation, and beta-elimination.


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