NEET Zoology Digestion and Absorption Questions Solved

Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(a) Vitamin B12 - Pernicious anaemia

(b) Vitamin-B1Beri-beri

(c) Vitamin-C - Scurvy

(d) Vitamin B2 -  Pellagra

Audio Explanation:

(d) Pellagra (Italian Pelle = skin, agra = rough) is a skin disease which is caused by the deficiency of vitamin-B3 or niacin. Pellagra is especially frequent among the people eating food with low tryptophan (an essential amino acid).

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