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Intrinsic factor

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Intrinsic factor

a mucoprotein normally secreted by the epithelium of the stomach and that binds vitamin b12, the intrinsic factor/B12 complex is selectively absorbed by the distal ileum, though only the vitamin is taken into the cell.