The Methylcobalamin form of B-12 is the coenzyme form of B-12 and is the form that exists in the body. The Methylcobalamin form of B-12 does not require any amount of conversion once consumed hence it is the most active and effective form of B-12. B-12 is needed to help with metabolism of amino acids and supports the central nervous system and the gastrointestinal tract. It also works to assure normal functions within each cell and helps support red blood cell formation as well as the synthesis of DNA and contributes to neural function.
B-12 is the primary nutrient lacking in pernicious anemia and easily breaks down in stomach acid. This sublingual methylcobalamin form of B-12 provides the most optimal assimilation of this important nutrient.