Vitamin B12

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Vitamin B12
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Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com monograph
Routes o
admeenistration
bi mouth, IV, IM, intranasal
ATC code
Legal status
Legal status
  • UK: POM (Prescription anly)
  • US: OTC
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability Readily absorbed in distal hauf o the ileum
Protein bindin Very heich tae speceefic transcobalamins plasma proteins
Bindin o hydroxocobalamin is slichtly heicher nor cyanocobalamin.
Metabolism liver
Biological hauf-life Approximately 6 days
(400 days in the liver)
Excretion neer
Identifiers
Synonyms vitamin B12, vitamin B-12
CAS Nummer
PubChem CID
DrugBank
ChemSpider
KEGG
ChEMBL
Chemical and physical data
Formula C63H88CoN14O14P
Molar mass 1355.37 g/mol
3D model (Jmol)
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Vitamin B12, an aa cried cobalamin, is a watter-soluble vitamin that haes a key role in the normal functionin o the harn and nervish seestem, an the formation o reid bluid cells.

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