ea0059p158 | Obesity & metabolism | SFEBES2018
, Adaikalakoteswari Antonysunil
, Boachie Joseph
, Saravanan Ponnusamy
Vitamin B12 (B12) is an essential micronutrient required for optimal hematopoietic, neurologic and other several metabolic reactions. Longitudinal studies and animal models showed that low maternal vitamin B12 deficiency is associated with the maternal obesity, development of insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome phenotype suggesting the crucial role of B12 in adipose tissue function. Although the mechanisms underpinning metabolic disorders remain poorly defined, the patho...