1. The condensation product of pantothenic acid and aminoethanethiol; N-pantothenyl-2-aminoethanethiol; an intermediate in biosynthesis of coenzyme A via 4′-phosphopantetheine (a phosphoryl on the terminal –CH2O group) and ATP.
Synonyms: Lactobacillus bulgaricus factor
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