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Vitamin B 12 MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Vitamin B 12
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.129.578.840.437.777
D03.633.400.909.437.777
D04.345.783.437.777
Unique ID
D014805
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014805
Annotation
therapeutic use: coordinate disease with /‌drug ther, not /‌diet ther
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Cobalamin
Cobalamins
Cyanocobalamin
Eritron
Vitamin B12
Pharm Action
Vitamin B Complex
Registry Number
P6YC3EG204
Related Numbers
68-19-9
8406EY2OQA
CAS Type 1 Name
Vitamin B12
NLM Classification #
QU 194
See Also
Schilling Test
Entry Combination
deficiency:Vitamin B 12 Deficiency
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/01
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