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Descriptor English:   Vitamin B 12 
Descriptor Spanish:   Vitamina B 12 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Vitamina B 12 
Synonyms English:   B 12, Vitamin
B12, Vitamin
Vitamin B12  
Tree Number:   D03.383.129.578.840.437.777
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   therapeutic use: coordinate disease with /drug ther, not /diet ther
Pharmacological Action:   Vitamin B Complex
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Vitamin B 12/deficiency use Vitamin B 12 Deficiency
See Related English:   Schilling Test
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AA analogs & derivatives
AN analysis AI antagonists & inhibitors
BI biosynthesis BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
EC economics GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PH physiology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   15204 
Unique Identifier:   D014805 

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