Presence of Cobalt in the Anti-Pernicious Anæmia Factor

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INDEPENDENT investigation here and in the United States led to the recent isolation of the anti-pernicious anæmia factor as red needle-shaped crystals1–3. Examination of its ash has now unexpectedly revealed the presence of cobalt.

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SMITH, E. Presence of Cobalt in the Anti-Pernicious Anæmia Factor. Nature 162, 144–145 (1948) doi:10.1038/162144b0

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