Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry 6th Edition

Published by W.H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-42923-414-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-42923-414-6

Chapter 1 - The Foundations of Biochemistry - Problems: 6

Answer

Yes. Synthetic vitamins are as good as natural vitamins.

Work Step by Step

Chemical properties of a molecule or a compound does not differ based on its source. As long as vitamins synthesized artificially such as vitamin C are chemically similar to naturally occurring vitamins its functions and properties will not differ.
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