Share this entry

Share this page

cobalamin

Saltos de línea: co|bala¦min
Pronunciación: /kə(ʊ)ˈbaləmɪn
 
/

Definición de cobalamin en inglés:

sustantivo

Biochemistry
Any of a group of cobalt-containing substances including cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12).
Example sentences
  • The enzyme catalyzes the first common step in the biosynthesis of the tetrapyrrole pigments such as chlorophyll and cobalamin.
  • Vitamin B12 is actually a family of compounds called cobalamins, each of which has its own potential biological activity, in terms of absorption and potency.
  • It is unknown whether lowering plasma homocysteine levels with folic acid and cobalamin improves coronary endothelial function in patients.

Origen

1950s: blend of cobalt and vitamin.

Definición de cobalamin en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día tenebrous
Pronunciación: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure