It is a form of Vitamin B12 where the cyanide group is replaced by a methyl group, and has a cobalt center

Specification – pharmacopeia: JP

Therapeutic category: Vitamin B12, derivative

Treatment: hyperhomocysteinemia and peripheral neuropathy

Pharmacology: peripheral and diabetic neuropathy, and as a preliminary treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Application: human

CAS number: 13422-55-4

Chemical formula: C63H91CoN13O14P