Effect of physiological doses of oral vitamin B12 on plasma homocysteine: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial in India

U S Deshmukh, C V Joglekar, H G Lubree, L V Ramdas, D S Bhat, S S Naik, P S Hardikar, D A Raut, T B Konde, A K Wills, A A Jackson, H Refsum, A S Nanivadekar, C H Fall, C S Yajnik

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Abstract

Vitamin B(12) (B(12)) deficiency is common in Indians and a major contributor to hyperhomocysteinemia, which may influence fetal growth, risk of type II diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The purpose of this paper was to study the effect of physiological doses of B(12) and folic acid on plasma total homocysteine (tHcy) concentration.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)495-502
Number of pages8
JournalEuropean Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume64
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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