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factor 3



  1. operational name given to an incompletely characterized selenium-containing natural product that, in minute amounts, prevents liver damage in rats due to deficiency of vitamin E;
  2. factor III in the vitamin B12 series, 5-hydroxybenzimidazole, analogue of the usual B12 nucleotide components.

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