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A great amount of well-documented information on gastric intrinsic factor and other vitamin B12 binders is presented in this small monograph. Its first part deals with gastric intrinsic factor, and the second part deals with the nonintrinsic factor B12 binders.
After a brief historical perspective, the author presents the data on purification of intrinsic factor from both animal and human sources, emphasizing the superb efforts of several investigative groups, especially during the past decade. There follows a summary of the physico-chemical properties of intrinsic factor, its binding of B12, and its formation and cellular derivation; a lucid discussion of intrinsic
Gastric Intrinsic Factor and Other Vitamin B12 Binders. Biochemistry, Physiology, Pathology and Relation to Vitamin B12 Metabolism.. Ann Intern Med. ;82:599. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-82-4-599_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;82(4):599.
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