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Compound Summary for: CID 16212801

Vitamin B 12

Also known as: Cyanocobalamin (B12); cyanocobalamin; Vitamin-?B12; CN-Cbl; Cyanocob(III)alamin; vitamin B12; Vitamin- B12
Molecular Formula: C63H88CoN14O14P   Molecular Weight: 1355.365177   InChIKey: FDJOLVPMNUYSCM-QJRSUKKJSA-L
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.   From: MeSH
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