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Title Vitamin B12 Deficiency In The Elderly
Description Vitamin B12 Deficiency In The Elderly
Creation Date 01 October 1998
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
Cobalamine (Vit B12) deficiency in the elderly population is more common than originally thought. It is estimated that up to 15% have insufficient serum concentrations. It is an essential co-enzyme in all DNA-synthesizing cells and in the conversion of excessive vasculotoxic homocysteine.
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