Association of Transcobalamin II (TCN2) and Transcobalamin II-Receptor (TCblR) Genetic Variations With Cobalamin Deficiency Parameters in Elderly Women.

@article{KurnatThoma2015AssociationOT,
  title={Association of Transcobalamin II (TCN2) and Transcobalamin II-Receptor (TCblR) Genetic Variations With Cobalamin Deficiency Parameters in Elderly Women.},
  author={Emma L Kurnat-Thoma and Faith J Pangilinan and Amy M. Matteini and Bob Wong and Ginette A Pepper and Sally P. Stabler and Jack Guralnik and Lawrence C. Brody},
  journal={Biological research for nursing},
  year={2015},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={444-54}
}
Cobalamin (vitamin B12) deficiency is a subtle progressive clinical disorder, affecting nearly 1 in 5 individuals > 60 years old. This deficiency is produced by age-related decreases in nutrient absorption, medications that interfere with vitamin B12 absorption, and other comorbidities. Clinical heterogeneity confounds symptom detection for elderly adults… CONTINUE READING