intrinsic factor

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a substance produced by the mucosa of the stomach and intestines that is essential for the absorption of vitamin B12

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12] exist: one involving intrinsic factor and one that does not (J.
He was diagnosed with atrophic autoimmune gastritis and secondary loss of intrinsic factor and he was recommended to continue the B12 vitamin treatment.
Blood specimens were investigated for complete blood cell count folic acid vitamin B12 intrinsic factor parietal cell antibodies and holotranscoblamine II.
According to Sharma and Jyoti (2009-2010) intrinsic factors lead faculties towards teaching profession while extrinsic factors affect their level of motivation to retain in this field.
The intrinsic factors revealed students' beliefs about the educational mission they will fulfill as future teachers.
However, for the MSNCB Intrinsic Factor items, a higher level of positive outcome was evident for the following statements: "Enhances personal confidence in clinical abilities," "Indicates level of clinical competence," "Provides evidence of accountability," and "Enhances professional autonomy.
Your stomach has cells on its lining called parietal cells, which secrete a protein called intrinsic factor and hydrochloric acid.
Cbl uptake from food involves the binding of intrinsic factor to dietary Cbl in the intestine (1).
Black race may be an intrinsic factor because, to our knowledge, immigrants of other ethnic origin (Magreb countries) have not developed this syndrome.
Others have a condition called pernicious anemia, and are lacking intrinsic factor, a molecule needed to absorb oral [B.
Detecting the presence of intrinsic factor autoantibodies in patients with vitamin B12 deficiency is considered fairly diagnostic of chronic gastritis and pernicious anemia (1) as it is rare to find intrinsic factor antibodies associated with other conditions (2).
Adult students may be more motivated by the intrinsic factor such as the desire to learn the course material, and not the concern for the grade.
Intrinsic factor is needed for vitamin B12 absorption.
The vitamin--found in foods such as fish, dairy foods, meat, poultry, eggs and fortified cereals--can't be used by the body until it combines with a digestive protein called intrinsic factor secreted by the stomach.
Vitamin B12 then combines with a substance called intrinsic factor before it's absorbed into the bloodstream.
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