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Search Results for: vitamin b12

Vitamin b12

Definition noun A cobalt-containing B vitamin that is involved in cellular metabolism carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins,... Read More

Pseudovitamin b12

pseudovitamin B12 (Science: biochemistry) Cobamide cyanide phosphate, 3'-ester with 7-alpha-d-ribofuranosyladenine, inner... Read More

Vitamin B complex

Definition noun (pharmacology) A supplement containing the eight B vitamins, particularly thiamin (vitamin B1), riboflavin... Read More


Enzymes can break down complicated large molecules into simpler smaller ones, they can combine small molecules or atoms to... Read More


Definition noun A member of the B vitamins, found in raw egg yolk, liver, peanuts, leafy green vegetables, and is involved... Read More

Water-soluble vitamin

Definition noun, plural: water-soluble vitamins Any of the group of vitamins that dissolve in water and excreted rather... Read More


Definition noun A member of the B vitamins that is used in the production of fatty acids, steroids and cholesterol, and... Read More

Intrinsic factor

Intrinsic factor a mucoprotein normally secreted by the epithelium of the stomach and that binds vitamin b12, the intrinsic... Read More

Putnam-dana syndrome

Putnam-Dana syndrome --> subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord A subacute or chronic disorder of the spinal... Read More


Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More

Digestive Enzymes

Have you ever thought about what happens to the food after you have taken it into your mouth? How those big steak pieces... Read More

Animal protein factor

Animal protein factor --> vitamin b12 (Science: biochemistry) member of the water soluble B vitamin group, important in the... Read More

Bacillus megaterium

Definition noun An endospore forming rod-shaped bacterium recognized as an endophytes involved in the production of various... Read More

Cell wall

The cell is the structural, functional, and biological unit of all organisms. It is a membrane-bound structure containing... Read More


Cobalt (Science: chemical) a trace element that is a component of vitamin b12. It has the atomic symbol co, atomic number... Read More

Parietal cell

Definition noun, plural: parietal cells Any of the epithelial cells in the gastric gland responsible for the secretion of... Read More