The Antibodies That Destroy Intrinsic Factor and the Cells that Make it in the Stomach.
Atrophic Gastritis and Pernicious Anemia is Often Associated with Thyroid Disease
Vitamin B12 Declines with Age Due to Gastric Dysfunction and is NOT a Normal Consequence of Aging
The human recombinant Intrinsic factor is extracted by sophisticated pharmaceutical grade purification methods.
No! But it is human-derived because it is produced from the gene that makes human Intrinsic Factor.
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.
Intrinsic Factor (IF) is a protein made in the stomach that is essential for ensuring the natural absorption of vitamin B12.