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Intrinsic Factor MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Intrinsic Factor
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.395.560.494
Unique ID
D007437
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007437
Scope Note
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.
Registry Number
9008-12-2
NLM Classification #
QU 55.5
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/08/03
Intrinsic Factor Preferred
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