List of Vitamins & their Scientists



List of Vitamins & their Scientists:

Below you can find the names of all the vitamins discovered and the names of those scientists who discovered them.

  • Vitamin A: Elmer V. McCollum and M. Davis
  • Vitamin B1 (Thiamine): Casimir Funk
  • Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin): D. T. Smith, E. G. Hendrick
  • Vitamin B3 (Niacin): Conrad Elvehje
  • Vitamin B5 (Pentothenic acid): Richard Kuhn
  • Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine): Paul Gyorgy
  • Vitamin B7 (Biotin): Paul Gyorgy
  • Vitamin B9 (Folate): Lucy Wills
  • Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin): Karl A. Folkers  and Alexander R. Todd
  • Vitamin C: A. Hoist and T. Froelich
  • Vitamin D: Edward Mellanby
  • Vitamin E: Herbert Evans and Katherine Bishop
  • Vitamin K: Henrik Dam

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