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Methylmalonic acid (MMA)

Methylmalonic acid (MMA)

Methylmalonic acid (MMA)What is MMA? Methylmalonic acid is an organic acid of which the blood levels are usually raised in case of a B12 deficiency. Adenosylcobalamin – one of the two active forms of B12 – is a cofactor of the enzyme L-methylmalonyl-CoA- mutase, which...

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Methylmalonic acid (MMA)

Testing for Pernicious Anaemia

Testing for Pernicious AnaemiaAs soon as the Pernicious Anaemia Society was formed it became obvious that some, though not all patients faced a long journey in being diagnosed quickly and accurately. And the results of the members’ survey showed that one-third had...

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