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Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(a) Vitamin - B12 - Pernicious anaemia

(b) Vitamin - B1 - Beri-beri

(c) Vitamin - C - Scurvy

(d) Vitamin - B2 - Pellagra

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Correct Option (d) Vitamin - B2 - Pellagra

Explanation:

Pellagra (Italian Pelle = skin, agra = rough) is a skin disease which is caused by the deficiency of vitamin-B3, or niacin. Pellagra is especially frequent among the people eating food with low tryptophan (an essential amino acid).

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