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 (kō-băl′ə-mĭn) also co·bal·a·mine (-mēn′)


(Biochemistry) vitamin B12

vitamin B1


vitamin B2


vitamin B3


vitamin B6


vitamin B12

a complex water-soluble solid, C63H88N14O14PCo, obtained from liver, milk, eggs, fish, oysters, and clams: a deficiency causes pernicious anemia and disorders of the nervous system. Also called cyanocobalamin, cobalamin, extrinsic factor.


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Noun1.cobalamin - a B vitamin that is used to treat pernicious anemiacobalamin - a B vitamin that is used to treat pernicious anemia
B complex, B vitamin, B-complex vitamin, vitamin B, vitamin B complex, B - originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins
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The changes as a function of the pretreatment cobalamin concentration divided into tertiles in the 3 vitamin [B.
It was reported that cobalamin had potent superoxide scavenging ability.
Both TSH and cobalamin demonstrated higher variance at birth, with a gradual reduction in both variance and analyte concentrations according to age (Fig.
Cobalamin exists in two metabolically active forms, identified by alkali group attached to sixth coordinated position of cobalt atom: methylcobalamin and adenosylcobalamin.
What is the most common cause of cobalamin (vitamin [B.
2 Several (but rare) varieties of inborn errors of cobalamin metabolism.
Pernicious anemia is one of the most common causes of cobalamin deficiency.
To the Editor: Subacute combined degeneration (SCD) of the spinal cord arises from deficiency of cobalamin and may be induced by pernicious anemia (PA) which typically affects patients of Northern European ancestry and tends to occur in the sixth decade of life.
Effective treatment of cobalamin deficiency with oral cobalamin (Blood 1998;92:1191-8).
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The grown bacteria are allowed to metabolize a mixed gas, prepared by adding hydrogen to at least one of coal gas and biogas, into methane and at the same time, cobalamin contained in the fermented liquor is recovered as an extracellular product in the form of cyanocobalamin by using potassium cyanide to thereby produce vitamin B12 efficiently in a high content and high yield.