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Presence of Cobalt in the Anti-Pernicious Anæmia Factor

Nature volume 162, pages 144145 (24 July 1948) | Download Citation

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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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  1. Glaxo Laboratories, Ltd., Greenford, Middlesex. July 1.

    • E. LESTER SMITH

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