cobalamin

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Related to cobalamine: vitamin B12, folic acid, Methylcobalamin, cobalamin deficiency

cobalamin:

see coenzymecoenzyme
, any one of a group of relatively small organic molecules required for the catalytic function of certain enzymes. A coenzyme may either be attached by covalent bonds to a particular enzyme or exist freely in solution, but in either case it participates intimately in
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; vitaminvitamin,
group of organic substances that are required in the diet of humans and animals for normal growth, maintenance of life, and normal reproduction. Vitamins act as catalysts; very often either the vitamins themselves are coenzymes, or they form integral parts of coenzymes.
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cobalamin

[kə′bȯl·ə·mən]
(biochemistry)
vitamin B12
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Oxidative stress can directly suppress the methylation cycle by limiting activity of folate-dependent methionine synthase and cobalamine (Deth et al.
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