Vitamin B 12


Engelsk definition

A cobalt-containing coordination compound produced by intestinal micro-organisms and found also in soil and water. Higher plants do not concentrate vitamin B 12 from the soil and so are a poor source of the substance as compared with animal tissues. INTRINSIC FACTOR is important for the assimilation of vitamin B 12.

Svenska synonymer

Kobalamin Vitamin B12 Cyanokobalamin

Engelska synonymer

B 12, Vitamin Vitamin B12 B12, Vitamin Cyanocobalamin Cobalamins Cobalamin Eritron