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Vitamin B12: Function, Deficiency Symptoms and Repletion

Republished with permission from SpectraCell Laboratories Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin) is needed to form blood and immune cells, and to support a healthy nervous system. A series of closely-related compounds known collectively as cobalamins or vitamin B12 are converted into active forms, methylcobalamin or 5’-deoxyadenosylcobalamin. Methylcobalamin interacts with folate metabolism, preventing folate derivatives from being trapped… Read More »