Product Name: vitamin K2
Synonym: Vitamin K2; Vitamin K2 (generic);
Molecular formula: C21H24O2
Molecular weight: 308.4141
Appearance: White Powder
Vitamin K2 is essential for the carboxylation of glutamate residues in certain proteins, to give carboxyglutamate. This modification allows the protein to bind calcium, an essential event in the blood clotting cascade.
Vitamin K2 is more effective than vitamin K1 with respect to osteoclastogenesis likewise hypocholesterolemic effects and the ability to slow atherosclerotic progression have only been observed with vitamin K2.
The functions of Vitamin K2:
► Treat and prevent of osteoporosis, vitamin K2 can produce bone protein, and then generate sclerotin together with calcium, increase bone density, and prevent fracture.
► Can prevent hepatocirrhosis develop into liver cancer.
► Treat hemorrhagic disease due to the lack of Vitamin K2, promote the formation of prothrombin, accelerate clotting, maintain normal clotting time.
► Has the effect of diuresis, strengthen detoxification function of liver, and reduce blood pressure.