Chapter 4. Vitamin B12: A Potential Targeting Molecule for Therapeutic Drug Delivery

  1. Prof. Bruno Pignataro
  1. Pilar Ruiz-Sánchez

Published Online: 9 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527630516.ch4

Ideas in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences: Where Chemistry Meets Life

Ideas in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences: Where Chemistry Meets Life

How to Cite

Ruiz-Sánchez, P. (2010) Vitamin B12: A Potential Targeting Molecule for Therapeutic Drug Delivery, in Ideas in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences: Where Chemistry Meets Life (ed B. Pignataro), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527630516.ch4

Editor Information

  1. University of Palermo, Department of Physical Chemistry, Viale delle Scienze, 90128 Palermo, Italy

Author Information

  1. Universität Zürich, Anorganisch-chemisches Institut, Winterthurerstr. 190, 8057 Zürich, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527325412

Online ISBN: 9783527630516

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Keywords:

  • Vitamin B12;
  • cobalamin;
  • transcobalamin;
  • targeting;
  • adenosyltransferase;
  • cisplatin

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Transport Mechanism

  • Metabolism of B12

  • Vitamin B12 Derivatives

  • Outlook

  • Acknowledgments

  • References