aquacobalamin
Vitamin B12a (tautomeric with B12b); a cobalamin derivative in which the sixth coordinate bond of the cobaltic ion is attached to a water molecule. SEE ALSO: vitamin B12. SYN: aquocobalamin.

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  • Aquacobalamin reductase (NADPH) — In enzymology, an aquacobalamin reductase (NADPH) (EC number|1.16.1.5) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:2 cob(II)alamin + NADP+ ightleftharpoons 2 aquacob(III)alamin + NADPH + H+Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are… …   Wikipedia

  • Aquacobalamin reductase — In enzymology, an aquacobalamin reductase (EC number|1.16.1.3) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:2 cob(II)alamin + NAD+ ightleftharpoons 2 aquacob(III)alamin + NADH + H+Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are cob(II)alamin and …   Wikipedia

  • List of EC numbers (EC 1) — This list contains a list of EC numbers for the first group, EC 1, oxidoreducatases, placed in numerical order as determined by the Nomenclature Committee of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.EC 1.1 Acting on the CH OH …   Wikipedia

  • Cobalamine — Strukturformel Coenzym B12 (=AdoCbl): R = 5′ Desoxyadenosyl Cyanocobalamin (=Vitamin B12): R = –C≡N Aquocobalamin (=Vitamin B12a): R = –OH2 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • aquocobalamin — SYN: aquacobalamin …   Medical dictionary

  • vitamin — One of a group of organic substances, present in minute amounts in natural foodstuffs, that are essential to normal metabolism; insufficient amounts in the diet may cause deficiency diseases. [L. vita, life, + amine] v. A 1. any β …   Medical dictionary

  • Hydroxocobalamin — Hy|d|rọ|xo|co|bal|a|min [↑ Hydroxo u. ↑ Cobalamin] Syn.: Vitamin B12a: Freiname für ein Cobalamin Derivat mit einer an Co gebundenen Hydroxogruppe, das gegen Anämien eingesetzt wird. Als Aquacobalamin (Vitamin B12b) wird das H. Monohydrat… …   Universal-Lexikon

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