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Vitamin B 12

"Vitamin B 12" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Vitamin B 12" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Vitamin B 12" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 253 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 20 publications in 2004
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