Microbial production of vitamin B12

@article{Martens2001MicrobialPO,
  title={Microbial production of vitamin B12},
  author={J. Martens and H. Barg and M. Warren and D. Jahn},
  journal={Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology},
  year={2001},
  volume={58},
  pages={275-285}
}
Abstract. One of the most alluring and fascinating molecules in the world of science and medicine is vitamin B12 (cobalamin), which was originally discovered as the anti pernicious anemia factor and whose enigmatic complex structure is matched only by the beguiling chemistry that it mediates. The biosynthesis of this essential nutrient is intricate, involved and, remarkably, confined to certain members of the prokaryotic world, seemingly never have to have made the eukaryotic transition. In… Expand

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