Medical Term:

5′-deoxyadenosylcobalamin

Pronunciation: dē-oks′ē-ă-den′ō-sil-kō-bal′ă-min

Definition: An active coenzyme form of vitamin B12; required in the conversion of methylmalonyl-CoA to succinyl-CoA. A deficiency of 5′-deoxyadenosylcobalamin produces methylmalonic acidemia.

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