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hydroxocobalamin

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  • n. A natural analogue of vitamin B12, a basic member of the cobalamin family of compounds, with an intense red colour.

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  • Several substances with similar formulas and with the characteristic hematinic action have been isolated and designated: B12a, hydroxocobalamin; B12b, aquacobalamin; B12c, nitritocobalamin; B12r, cob (II) alamin; B12s, cob (I) alamin; B12III, factors A and V1a (cobyric acid) and pseudovitamin B12.

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