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Researchers have developed a special type of anti-vitamin that can outperform the B12 from our diet in the battle to be absorbed in the body. This now makes it possible to study the consequences of vitamin deficiency, which are e.g. suspected of causing lasting damage to the nervous system and dementia.

2013.12.02 | Research

Researchers can now learn more about B12 vitamin deficiency

Researchers have succeeded in producing a copy of the B12 vitamin that is completely without effect, and which can outperform the naturally occurring vitamins in our diet. For the first time it is therefore possible to create selective B12 vitamin deficiency in laboratory animals. This is a critical step towards a deeper understanding of the…