RIDASCREEN®FAST Vitamin B12 is a competitive enzyme immunoassay for the quantitative determination of Vitamin B12 in milk, milk powder, food for special medical purpose, grain and cereals, fortified flour, vitamin powder, -mixture, -tablets, and vitamin juice.
Vitamin B12 belongs to group of the water soluble vitamins. It is not produced by the human body and must be included in the diet. Vitamin B12 is needed only in small concentrations, however it plays an important role for the nervous system, has protective effects for the heart and plays an important role in nucleotide biosynthesis, iron intake, and metabolism of amino acids. A lack of vitamin B12 can lead to anemia and neurological deficits.
|Test format||Microtiter plate with 48 wells (6 strips with 8 removable wells each)|
|Sample preparation||milk: can be applied directly, dilution if necessary|
juices: can be applied directly, dilution if necessary
other matrices: extraction, dilution if necessary
|Incubation time||25 min|
|Detection limit||0.5 (μg/l) ppb|
(corresponding to standard substance)
Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) 100%