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Cobalt in the periodic table of elements
  • Component B12, is mainly in leafy vegetables, in the liver;
  • has a direct role in the formation of EPO, inhibits oxidation in the bone marrow → after administration of Co – polycythemia;
  • deficiency symptoms – anemia, weight loss, fatigue, loss of appetite, growth retardation.
  • Toxicity

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