. How are vitamins classified
How are vitamins classified? Name the vitamin responsible for the coagulation of blood.
(a) Vitamins are classified into two groups on the basis of their solubility in water or fat:
(i) Fat soluble Vitamins Vitamins, soluble in fat but insoluble in water are called fat soluble vitamins. For example, vitamins A, D, E and K.
(ii) Water soluble vitamins These vitamins are soluble in water and insoluble in fat. For example, vitamins B-complex and vitamin C.
(b) Vitamin K is responsible for the coagulation of blood