The establishment of EVISA is funded by the EU through
the Fifth Framework Programme (G7RT- CT- 2002- 05112).
Supporters of EVISA includes:
A vitamin synthesized by microorganisms and conserved in
animals in the liver. Deficiency or collective uptake of vitamin B-12
leads to pernicious anemia. It consists of cobalamin. a substituted
complex in which the cobalt atom is bound to the four nitrogen atoms of
the corrin ring, an axial group R and 5,6-dimethylbenzimidazole.
Various forms of the vitamin are known with different R groups such as
R = CN,
cyanocobalamin; R = OH, hydroxocobalamin; R = CH3, methylcobalamin; R =
adenosyl, coenzyme B-12.
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