PABA

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  • This constituent of sunscreen agents appears to maintain hair colour and skin conditions in rodents, but its function in humans is obscure. It is found in whole grains and wheat germ and is an essential growth factor for many microorganisms.
  • acronym forpara-amino-benzoic acid
  • noun part of the folic acid molecule, without which folic acid cannot be synthesised.
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