Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12

Synonyms Cyanocobalamin; α-(5,6-Dimethylbenzimidazolyl)cyanocobamide; CN-Cbl; Cyanocob(III)alamin

CAS Number: 68-19-9 Molecular Formula: C63H88N14O14PCo Molecular Weight: 1355.388 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 4122889 EC Number: 200-680-0 MDL Number: MFCD00151092

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Product Description

Vitamin B12

Application Notes

Vitamin B12 plays a role in the synthesis of myelin. It is a cofactor for two enzymes, methionine synthase and L-methylmalonyl-CoA mutase. The compound is also used as an antipernicious anemia factor.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Key Applications

Antipernicious anemia factor||Cofactor||Treatment of vitamin B12 deficiency; cyanide poisoning; and hereditary deficiency of transcobalamin II

Specifications
SKU 02103271-CF
Alternate Names Cyanocobalamin; α-(5,6-Dimethylbenzimidazolyl)cyanocobamide; CN-Cbl; Cyanocob(III)alamin
Application Notes Vitamin B12 plays a role in the synthesis of myelin. It is a cofactor for two enzymes, methionine synthase and L-methylmalonyl-CoA mutase. The compound is also used as an antipernicious anemia factor.
Beilstein Registry Number 4122889
Biochemical Physiological Actions Biosynthesis of the basic structure of the vitamin is accomplished only by bacteria(which usually produce hydroxocobalamin). Bacteria-derived hydroxocobalamin (OHCbl) and CNCbl are converted in humans to useful coenzyme forms to support metabolic processes such as mitochondrial methylmalonylcoenzyme A mutase conversion of methylmalonic acid (MMA) to succinate to link lipid and carbohydrate metabolism, and activation of methionine synthase, the rate limiting step in the synthesis of methionine.
Boiling Point > 300 deg C
EC Number 200-680-0
Format powder
Applications Antipernicious anemia factor||Cofactor||Treatment of vitamin B12 deficiency; cyanide poisoning; and hereditary deficiency of transcobalamin II
Loss on Drying ≤12%
MDL # MFCD00151092
Melting Point > 300 °C
Molecular Formula C63H88N14O14PCo
Molecular Weight 1355.388 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter
pH Commercially available <a class="pubchem-internal-link multiple-CIDs" href="https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/cyanocobalamin">cyanocobalamin</a> for injection has a pH of 4.5-7
Physical Appearance Red Powder
Product Families Description Vitamin B12
Product Overview Vitamin B12
Purity ≥96%
RTECS Number GG3750000
Solubility <h5 class="minor-section-title">Water Solubility</h5>12500 mg/L
Storage and Handling Store at +4 °C; desiccate.
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.