"Vitamin B 12" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
|Vitamin B 12
- Vitamin B 12
- B 12, Vitamin
- Vitamin B12
- B12, Vitamin
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