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attched to intrinsic factro that then goes to receptors in small intestine and then to blood stream
how is b12 absorbed
enterohepatic circulation route (secreted into bile and then to intestien for reabsorption)
waht route does b12 follow for REabsoprtion
vitamin b12 deficiency caused by atrophic gastritis and lack of intrinsic factor
what is pernicious anemia
yes. vitamin b12 must then be injected directly to blod stream
can people inherit defective gene for intrinsic factor dealing with b12
anemia of folate deficiency (vitamin b12 requred to convert folate from inactive to acive form); impairs performance on tests; short term memory; spatial ability
definciency symptoms of b12
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