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Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, is the only vitamin containing metal elements in nature. All vitamin B12 is synthesized by microorganisms, and higher animals and plants cannot synthesize vitamin B12 .
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Vitamin B12, abbreviated as VB12, also known as cobalamin, is one of the B vitamins. It is a kind of complex organic compounds of Gulin containing cobalt. The trivalent cobalt contained in it is located in the center of the plane of Gulin chemical Book ring similar to porphyrin. It is the largest and most complex vitamin molecule found at present, and it is also the only vitamin containing metal ions; Its crystal is red, so it is also called red vitamin.


1. Improve the utilization rate of folic acid, synthesize methionine (synthesized from homocysteine) and choline together with folic acid, and synthesize cyanocobalamine in the process of producing purine and pyrimidine, such as methylcobalamine and coenzyme B12, which participate in the methylation process of many important compounds. 2. Maintain the metabolism and function of nerve myelin sheath. Lack of vitamin B12 can cause neurological disorders, spinal cord degeneration, and serious mental symptoms. 3. Promote the development and maturation of red blood cells. 4. Vitamin B12 also participates in the synthesis of deoxynucleic acid (DNA), the metabolism of fat, carbohydrate and protein, and increases the synthesis of nucleic acid and protein.


1. Application in medical treatment and health care: it is mainly used to treat various VB12 deficiency diseases, such as megaloblastic anemia, anemia caused by drug poisoning, aplastic anemia and leukopenia; When used in combination with pantothenic acid, it can prevent malignant anemia and contribute to the absorption of Fe2 + and the secretion of gastric acid; 2. Application in feed: VB12 can promote the growth and development of poultry and livestock, especially young poultry and livestock, and improve the utilization rate of feed protein, so it can be used as feed additive. Treating fish eggs or fry with VB12 aqueous solution can improve the tolerance of fish to toxic substances such as benzene and heavy metals in water and reduce mortality. 3. Application in other aspects: in developed countries, VB12 is compounded with other substances for cosmetics; In the food industry, VB12 can be used as a colorant for ham, sausage, and other foods. In family life, VB12 solution is adsorbed on activated carbon or paper, or made into soap, toothpaste, etc; It can be used to prevent odor and eliminate the smell of sulfide and aldehyde; VB12 can also be used for dehalogenation of organic halides, a common pollutant in soil and surface water in environmental protection.

CAS 68-19-9
Vitamin B12
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