Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

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Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

Vitamin B1 (thiamine), one of the water-soluble vitamins, is a necessary coenzyme for a variety of life supporting conditions to maintain good health involved in cellular carbohydrate metabolism, as well as in sound mental health. Deficiency of thiamin leads to wholesale degeneration of the body, particularly the nervous and circulatory systems, and eventually death.

Vitamin B1 Sources

There are many natural ways to add thiamine-rich foods to an everyday diet. Food sources of thiamine include beef, liver, dried milk, nuts, oats, oranges, pork, eggs, seeds, legumes, peas and yeast.  Foods are also fortified with thiamine. Some foods that are often fortified with Vitamin B1 are rice, pasta, breads, cereals and flour.

How Much Thiamin Should I Aim For?

Age in Years Aim for an intake of milligrams (mg)/day Stay below mg/day
Men 19 and older 1.2 A safe upper limit has not been determined.
Women 19 and older 1.1
Pregnant Women 19 and older 1.4
Breastfeeding Women 19 and older 1.4

The chemical structure of thiamine

Several analytical methods have been frequently used for the determination of Thiamine, e.g. high‐performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), Resonance Rayleigh Scattering (RRS), capillary electrophoresis, electrochemical analysis, spectrophotometry, chemiluminescence, spectrofluorimetry and biosensors. Creative Diagnostics provide a series of thiamine antibodies and conjugates for new thiamine detection method development.

A list of currently available CD Vitamin B1 products can be downloaded here.

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

Cat. No Product Name Product Type pdf Inquiry Add to basket
DPAB1802 Anti-Vitamin B1 polyclonal antibody Antibody Inquiry
DAGA-120H Vitamin B1 [HRP] Conjugate Inquiry
DAGA-120K Vitamin B1 [KLH] Conjugate Inquiry
DAG3411 Thiamine [G-BSA] Conjugate Inquiry
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