"Intrinsic Factor" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A glycoprotein secreted by the cells of the GASTRIC GLANDS that is required for the absorption of VITAMIN B 12 (cyanocobalamin). Deficiency of intrinsic factor leads to VITAMIN B 12 DEFICIENCY and ANEMIA, PERNICIOUS.
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Smolka A, Donaldson RM. Monoclonal antibodies to human intrinsic factor. Gastroenterology. 1990 Mar; 98(3):607-14.
Coffey RL, Zile MR, Luskin AT. Immunologic tests of value in diagnosis. 1. Acute phase reactants and autoantibodies. Postgrad Med. 1981 Aug; 70(2):163-78.
McNicholl B, Egan B. Congenital pernicious anemia: effects on growth, brain, and absorption of B12. Pediatrics. 1968 Jul; 42(1):149-56.