Jean Guy LeBlanc

CERELA-CONICET

Dr. Jean Guy LeBlanc has an MSc and BSc in Biochemistry from the Université de Moncton, Canada, and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the National University of Tucuman, Argentina, where he is also a post-graduate teacher in the Faculty of Biochemistry, Chemistry and Pharmacy. He is also a Principal Researcher for CERELA-CONICET, Argentina. His main areas of study include the use of lactic acid bacteria to increase bioactive compounds (vitamins, digestive enzymes, antioxidants, etc.) for the fermentation of foods or as biopharmaceuticals to treat and prevent vitamin deficiencies, inflammatory diseases, and some types of cancer. Dr. LeBlanc has published 110 peer-reviewed articles and 33 book chapters and edited 8 books. He has also participated in 143 works in scientific meetings.

3books edited

3chapters authored

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This book provides the most current information on the effects of vitamin B deficiency as well as the roles of niacin (vitamin B3), pyridoxine (vitamin B6), folate (vitamin B9), and vitamin B12 in numerous disorders. Chapters discuss novel applications of B-complex vitamins, such as thiamin in patients with critical conditions, dietary supplements in the prevention of renal stones, and treatment of COVID-19. Throughout, the authors discuss the effects of vitamin B deficiency from retrospective, perspective, and prospective points of view.

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