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Product name: Hydroxycobalamin
CAS NO.: 13422-51-0
Molecular formula: C62H89CoN13O15P
Molecular weight: 1346.36
Appearance: dark red crystal or crystalline powder
Purity: 99%
Storage condition: 2-8℃
Shelf life: 2 years

Hydroxycobalamin product description

Hydroxycobalamin is an intermediate for the synthesis of nitrocobalamin and a useful intermediate for the synthesis of cobalamin acetate. A physiological analogue of vitamin B12 in which the CN group is replaced by OH. It exists in aqueous solution as an equilibrium mixture of hydroxyl isomer and aquacobalamin.

Hydroxycobalamin function and application

Hydroxycobalamin is used for pernicious anemia and other diseases caused by vitamin B12 deficiency. When applied in large doses, it can be used as an antidote to cyanide to convert cyanide into cyanocobalamine.