CHEBI:30411 - cobalamin

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ChEBI Name cobalamin
Definition A cobalt-corrinoid hexaamide that is cobalamin with the oxidation state of the central cobalt atom unspecified.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): cofactor
An organic molecule or ion (usually a metal ion) that is required by an enzyme for its activity. It may be attached either loosely (coenzyme) or tightly (prosthetic group).
(via corrinoid )
prosthetic group
A tightly bound, specific nonpolypeptide unit in a protein determining and involved in its biological activity.
water-soluble vitamin (role)
Any vitamin that dissolves in water and readily absorbed into tissues for immediate use. Unlike the fat-soluble vitamins, they are not stored in the body and need to be replenished regularly in the diet and will rarely accumulate to toxic levels since they are quickly excreted from the body via urine.
(via B vitamin )
Application(s): nutraceutical
A product in capsule, tablet or liquid form that provide essential nutrients, such as a vitamin, an essential mineral, a protein, an herb, or similar nutritional substance.
(via B vitamin )
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing cobalamin (CHEBI:30411) has role cofactor (CHEBI:23357)
cobalamin (CHEBI:30411) has role prosthetic group (CHEBI:26348)
cobalamin (CHEBI:30411) is a cobalamins (CHEBI:23334)
Incoming vitamin B complex (CHEBI:75782) has part cobalamin (CHEBI:30411)
cob(I)alamin (CHEBI:15982) is a cobalamin (CHEBI:30411)
cob(II)alamin (CHEBI:16304) is a cobalamin (CHEBI:30411)
cob(III)alamin (CHEBI:28911) is a cobalamin (CHEBI:30411)
Synonym Source
Manual Xrefs Databases
B12 PDBeChem
MOL000036 COMe
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Last Modified
15 July 2021