Vitamin B12


Chemical name :

Cyanocobalamin, hydroxocobalamin, methylcobalamin, adenosylcobalamin

Solubility :

Its a water soluble vitamine.

Deficiency disease :

Pernicious anemia, ( megaloplastic anemia ).

Upper intake level :

N/D

Overdose disease :

Acne-like rash (causality is not conclusively established).

Food source :

Foodw riches with vitamin B12 is Meat, poultry, fish, eggs, milk.



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