Necessary for generating energy. Vitamin B6, also called pyridoxin, is a member of the B complex of vitamins – a group of vitamins with numerous important tasks, which largely overlap and complement one another. Vitamin B6 controls the process of building amino acids, and with that all protein structures of organisms. As a coenzyme, it participates in the transformation of glycogen into the basic fuel for the body – glucose. This vitamin is essential for cell division.