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Sep 10, 2020
What Exactly are the Auto-Antibodies of the Autoimmune Disease, Pernicious Anemia?

The Antibodies That Destroy Intrinsic Factor and the Cells that Make it in the Stomach.

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Aug 28, 2020
Vitamin B12 Deficiency is Very Common in Thyroid Disease

Atrophic Gastritis and Pernicious Anemia is Often Associated with Thyroid Disease

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Aug 26, 2020
Are Older People More Likely to be Vitamin B12 Deficient?

Vitamin B12 Declines with Age Due to Gastric Dysfunction and is NOT a Normal Consequence of Aging

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Aug 3, 2020
Extracting & Purifying

The human recombinant Intrinsic factor is extracted by sophisticated pharmaceutical grade purification methods.

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Aug 3, 2020
Growing the Plant

The plant has become the factory for Intrinsic Factor.

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Aug 3, 2020
Is Human Intrinsic Factor from humans?

No! But it is human-derived because it is produced from the gene that makes human Intrinsic Factor.

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Aug 3, 2020
Recombinant Protein Technology

The gene for a human protein is inserted into the genetic code of other cells that can produce a protein that is identical to what is made in the body.

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Aug 3, 2020
What's IF?

Intrinsic Factor (IF) is a protein made in the stomach that is essential for ensuring the natural absorption of vitamin B12.

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Jul 15, 2020
How Scientists Discovered Intrinsic Factor and Its Vital Role in Vitamin B12 Absorption

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Jul 3, 2020
Why Vitamin B12 was Called 'Extrinsic Factor' by the Scientist Who Predicted That it Must Exist

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Jun 26, 2020
How does a Big Molecule Like Vitamin B12 Get Absorbed from the Intestine?

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Jun 25, 2020
Vitamin B12's Size Makes it Very Vulnerable to Being Destroyed by Gastric Acid

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