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Cyanocobalamin (B12)

analytical standard

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Synonym(s):
Vitamin B12, α-(5,6-Dimethylbenzimidazolyl)cyanocobamide, CN-Cbl, Cyanocob(III)alamin, Cyanocobalamin
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C63H88CoN14O14P
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
1355.37
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
4122889
EC Number:
PubChem Substance ID:

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

CofA

current certificate can be downloaded

packaging

ampule of 100 mg

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

mp

>300 °C (decomposes before melting)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)
vitamins, nutraceuticals, and natural products

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

C/C(C1=N[C@]([C@]([C@H](CC(N)=O)[C@@]/2(C)CCC(NC[C@@H](OP([O-])(O[C@H]3[C@@H](O)[C@@H](N4C=[N]5C6=C4C=C(C)C(C)=C6)O[C@@H]3CO)=O)C)=O)([H])N([Co+]5C#N)C2=C(C)/C([C@@H](CCC(N)=O)C/7(C)C)=NC7=C/8)(C)[C@@](C)(CC(N)=O)[C@@H]1CCC(N)=O)=C9N=C8[C@@H](CCC(N)=O)[C@

InChI

1S/C62H90N13O14P.CN.Co/c1-29-20-39-40(21-30(29)2)75(28-70-39)57-52(84)53(41(27-76)87-57)89-90(85,86)88-31(3)26-69-49(83)18-19-59(8)37(22-46(66)80)56-62(11)61(10,25-48(68)82)36(14-17-45(65)79)51(74-62)33(5)55-60(9,24-47(67)81)34(12-15-43(63)77)38(71-55)23-42-58(6,7)35(13-16-44(64)78)50(72-42)32(4)54(59)73-56;1-2;/h20-21,23,28,31,34-37,41,52-53,56-57,76,84H,12-19,22,24-27H2,1-11H3,(H15,63,64,65,66,67,68,69,71,72,73,74,77,78,79,80,81,82,83,85,86);;/q;;+2/p-2/t31-,34-,35-,36-,37+,41-,52-,53-,56-,57?,59-,60+,61+,62+;;/m1../s1

InChI key

RMRCNWBMXRMIRW-QJRSUKKJSA-L

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Vitamin B12

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Cyanocobalamin

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certified reference material, pharmaceutical secondary standard

CofA

current certificate can be downloaded

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CofA

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CofA

current certificate can be downloaded

packaging

ampule of 100 mg

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packaging

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packaging

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technique(s)

HPLC: suitable

technique(s)

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technique(s)

cell culture | insect: suitable, cell culture | mammalian: suitable, cell culture | plant: suitable

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable, gas chromatography (GC): suitable

mp

>300 °C (decomposes before melting)

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General description

Cyanocobalamin (B12) is a water soluble vitamin, which belongs to the B12 class of vitamins, commonly called as cobalamins.(1) It is mainly found in animal products such as dairy products, meat and also eggs. It can find applications in the preparation of multivitamin supplements and fortified food. It works as a coenzyme to convert L-methylmalonyl CoA to succinyl CoA, which is catalyzed by isomerase.

Application

Cyanocobalamin (B12) may be used as an analytical reference standard for the determination of the analyte in pharmaceutical formulations and food products by various chromatography techniques.
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Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves, type N95 (US)


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Shreemathy V and Dandekar PS
Nutrition and Biochemistry for Nurses, (2) (2015)
Cyanocobalamin
European Pharmacopoeia Commission and European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & Healthcare
European pharmacopoeia, 20(3), 2178-2179 (2014)
Determination of cyanocobalamin by isotope dilution LC-MS/MS
D-Ulivo L, et al.
Analytica Chimica Acta (2017)
A rapid determination of the relative purity of vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) in pharmaceutical products
Bruening CF, et al.
Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, 47(1), 15-20 (1958)
O Heudi et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1101(1-2), 63-68 (2005-10-12)
A new, faster and simple method to quantify Vitamin B12, both in foods and in premixes, by reversed-phase liquid chromatography with UV detection has been developed. Vitamin B12 was extracted from food products with 50 mM sodium acetate buffer pH

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